180G VINYL RE-ISSUE
Release Date: 17th March 2023
"Pianist Herbie Hancock showcased the full breadth of his artistry on his masterful 4th Blue Note album Empyrean Isles recorded in 1964. The album presented 4 diverse original compositions including the hit song “Cantaloupe Island” performed a deeply attuned quartet featuring Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums. This Blue Note Classic Vinyl Edition is stereo, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal."