An Evening with Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea: In Concert

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An Evening With Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea: In Concert
Live album by Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea
Released November 1978
Recorded February, 1978
Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles
Golden Hall, San Diego
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor
Genre Jazz
Length 91:04
Label Columbia
Producer David Rubinson, Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock chronology
Direct Step
(1978)
An Evening With Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea: In Concert
(1978)
The Piano
(1979)
Chick Corea chronology
The Mad Hatter
(1978)
An Evening With Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea: In Concert
(1978)
Secret Agent
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

An Evening With Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea: In Concert is a live album recorded over the course of several live performances in February 1978 and released that same year as a double LP. The album features just Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea each playing acoustic piano. The use of only acoustic piano comes as a marked departure from both men's favoring of electric keyboards and a more jazz fusion style at the time. Herbie Hancock was credited with this album, while Chick Corea was credited with the album CoreaHancock, another recording from the concert tour with the two artists, released by Polydor.

On vinyl, "February Moment" and its introduction are indexed as one track. Moreover, the liner notes state that the fourth side of the album's sound had to be compressed to fit the 35 minutes of "Maiden Voyage" and "La Fiesta" on one side; this was done to preserve the integrity of the performance, and therefore contains a lower sound quality. The CD version avoids this issue.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Someday My Prince Will Come" (Churchill, Morey) – 12:36
  2. "Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)" (George Gershwin, Kahn) – 8:56

Side two[edit]

  1. "Button Up" (Corea, Hancock) – 17:33

Side three[edit]

  1. "Introduction of Herbie Hancock by Chick Corea" – 0:41
  2. "February Moment" (Hancock) – 15:50

Side four[edit]

  1. "Maiden Voyage" (Hancock) – 13:30
  2. "La Fiesta" (Corea) – 21:58

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1979 Billboard Jazz Albums 8[3]
1979 Billboard 200 100[3]

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