1+1 (Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter album)

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1 + 1
Herbie Hancock 1+1.jpg
Studio album by
Released1 July 1997
Genre
Length61:35
LabelVerve
Polygram
ProducerWayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock chronology
The New Standard
(1995)
1 + 1
(1997)
Gershwin's World
(1998)
Wayne Shorter chronology
High Life
(1995)
1 + 1
(1997)
Footprints Live!
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

1 + 1 is a duet studio album by Herbie Hancock (piano) and Wayne Shorter (soprano saxophone).[2]

Overview[edit]

Hancock and Shorter perform 10 compositions on the album, including the Grammy Award-winning "Aung San Suu Kyi", named after the Burmese pro-democracy activist of the same name; "Joanna's Theme", which originally was on Hancock's original soundtrack to the film Death Wish; and "Diana", originally recorded for Shorter's album Native Dancer. It is Hancock's forty-first album and Shorter's twenty-first.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Meridianne – A Wood Sylph"Shorter6:09
2."Aung San Suu Kyi"Shorter5:45
3."Sonrisa"Hancock6:26
4."Memory of Enchantment"Michiel Borstlap6:20
5."Visitor from Nowhere"Hancock, Shorter7:44
6."Joanna's Theme"Hancock5:22
7."Diana"Shorter5:32
8."Visitor from Somewhere"Hancock, Shorter9:04
9."Manhattan Lorelei"Hancock, Shorter7:22
10."Hale-Bopp, Hip-Hop"Hancock1:51

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S.. 1+1 at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter – 1+1". Discogs. discogs.com. Retrieved 10 January 2017.