1+1 (Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter album)

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1 + 1
Herbie Hancock 1+1.jpg
Studio album by
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.