This 1977 studio recording finds Herbie Hancock embracing his jazz roots. The straight forward trio setting puts Hancock’s piano front and center. Backed by Ron Carter on bass and Tony Williams behind the drums, the recording features Hancock originals as well as the Trio’s take on Miles Davis’ “Milestones.”
Though recorded at fabled San Francisco studio The Automatt, the recording was only immediately issued in Japan. To this day, Japan is the only country to see a vinyl release of the session. That changes on Black Friday as Get On Down presents The Herbie Hancock Trio.