The Mad Hatter (album)

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The Mad Hatter
ChickHatter.jpg
Studio album by Chick Corea
Released 1978
Recorded Kendun Recorders Burbank, California
Genre Jazz fusion, progressive rock
Length 50:03
Label Polydor
Producer Chick Corea
Chick Corea chronology
My Spanish Heart
(1976)
The Mad Hatter
(1978)
An Evening With Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea: In Concert
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 2/5 stars[2]

The Mad Hatter is an album by Chick Corea. Released in 1978, it is a concept album inspired by Lewis Carroll's novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Chick Corea, additional lyrics as noted.

Side one[edit]

  1. "The Woods" – 4:26
  2. "Tweedle Dee" – 1:08
  3. "The Trial" – 1:40
  4. "Humpty Dumpty" – 6:30
  5. "Prelude to Falling Alice" – 1:19
  6. "Falling Alice" (Gayle Moran) – 8:18

Side two[edit]

  1. "Tweedle Dum" – 2:52
  2. "Dear Alice" (Gayle Moran) – 13:07
  3. "The Mad Hatter Rhapsody" – 10:44

Personnel[edit]

Brass

  • Stewart Blumberg - trumpet
  • John Rosenburg - trumpet
  • John Thomas - trumpet
  • Ron Moss - trombone

Strings

  • Charles Veal - violin
  • Kenneth Yerke - violin
  • Denyse Buffum - viola
  • Michael Nowack - viola
  • Dennis Karmazyn - cello

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1978 Billboard Top Jazz Albums 6[3]
1978 Billboard Top Pop Albums 61

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "The Mad Hatter - Chick Corea | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 50. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ "The Mad Hatter - Chick Corea | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 

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