1+1 (Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter album)

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1 + 1
Herbie Hancock 1+1.jpg
Studio album by Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter
Released 1 July 1997
Genre
Length 61:35
Label Verve
Polygram
Producer Wayne 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
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 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. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Meridianne – A Wood Sylph" Shorter 6:09
2. "Aung San Suu Kyi" Shorter 5:45
3. "Sonrisa" Hancock 6:26
4. "Memory of Enchantment" Michiel Borstlap 6:20
5. "Visitor from Nowhere" Hancock/Shorter 7:44
6. "Joanna's Theme" Hancock 5:22
7. "Diana" Shorter 5:32
8. "Visitor from Somewhere" Hancock/Shorter 9:04
9. "Manhattan Lorelei" Hancock/Shorter 7:22
10. "Hale Bopp, Hip-Hop" Hancock 1:51

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.