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Francis Wolff Photo:Herbie Hancock Inventions And Dimensions SessionMosaic Singles
Herbie Hancock at his “Inventions And Dimensions” session of August 30, 1963 at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
13” x 19” inch fine art print with an image size of 11” x 11” was made with archival pigment inks on 100% acid-free rag paper.
Francis Wolff - $250.00
But Each One Available For A Limited Time
Herbie Hancock Inventions And Dimensions Session
With Blue Note, Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff brought the world phenomenal jazz, thanks to their incredible ears. Fortunately, Wolff was blessed with an amazing eye as well.
From the company's inception, he never missed a recording session, and he always brought his Rolleiflex. Crouched behind microphone stands, poised at the end of the piano bench, a fly on the wall while the playback rolled, he had exclusive photographic access to many of the most important moments in all of jazz history. They are great historic documents. And represent exceptional photographic talent.
Selected images became the album cover shots for Blue Note's brilliant designer Reid Miles, and are instantly recognized by millions. Now, museum-quality prints in limited editions can be owned forever... But only by a few handfuls of people.
Each image will be made available for one month only. At the end of that month, only the images ordered will be printed and that will be the end of the Limited Edition. The Herbie Hancock photograph is only available for the month of June.
We will be selecting other iconic Francis Wolff images in the coming months.
Each fine art print will be 13" x 19" with an image size of 11"x11", printed using archival pigment inks on 100% acid-free rag paper. Like most photography galleries, we will ship the prints, ready for matting and framing, in a sturdy tube. The photograph will be shipped mid-May as we will print them individually after the April orders have been finalized.
We are making these limited prints available for the low price of $250.00.
Please join us in celebrating the unique genius of Francis Wolff, and take advantage of this opportunity to own these very special portraits.
The late Donald Byrd brought Herbie Hancock from Chicago to New York City and subsequently to Blue Note Records in 1961. Once Herbie started making his own albums for the label, his considerable talents as a composer quickly emerged. In fact, his first album which featured Dexter Gordon and Freddie Hubbard included his "Watermelon Man" which would soon become a pop hit for Mongo Santamaria.
So it is somewhat ironic that for his third album cut in 1963, he wrote absolutely no music. Instead supported only by bassist Paul Chambers and percussionists Willie Bobo and Osvaldo Martinez, the pianist created each tune from scratch and the results are astonishing. Hancock fashions harmonies and melodies with unexpected twists and turns over intricate, driving rhythms.
Herbie had already been with Miles Davis for almost four months when this album was made and his creative juices are flowing. The performances are quite brilliant and maintain a consistently high level for totally improvised music. It's not surprising that beyond a Bireli Lagrene cover version of "Jack Rabbit" that no prominent compositions emerged from this project.
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