Skip to product information
1 of 2

Herbie Hancock Takin' Off

Regular price €17,99 EUR
Regular price Sale price €17,99 EUR
Sale Sold out
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

Herbie Hancock's "Takin' Off" - A Reissue of the Jazz Legend's Debut Album

Rediscover the Album that Launched an Extraordinary Career

Available Online at and In-Store at Zhivago Gifts, Galway

Journey back to the roots of modern jazz with Herbie Hancock's "Takin' Off", the reissued version of his exceptional 1962 debut album. This release brings to light the beginnings of a jazz maestro and includes the timeless classic "Watermelon Man", which has since become a standard in the jazz repertoire.

A Landmark in Jazz History: "Takin' Off" showcases Hancock's early brilliance as a pianist and composer. With its blend of infectious grooves and innovative jazz harmonies, the album marked the arrival of a new force in jazz.

Track Listings:

  1. Watermelon Man
  2. Three Bags Full
  3. Empty Pockets
  4. The Maze
  5. Driftin'
  6. Alone and I

A Blueprint for Jazz Innovations: From the catchy rhythms of "Watermelon Man" to the intricate harmonies of "The Maze", "Takin' Off" is a testament to Hancock's pioneering spirit in jazz. The album set the stage for a career defined by constant evolution and musical exploration.

A Must-Have for Jazz Enthusiasts: Whether you're a seasoned jazz aficionado or new to Hancock's music, this reissue is an essential addition to your collection. It captures the essence of Hancock's early style and his contribution to the development of modern jazz.

Shipping & Returns


Tracked Shipping to Ireland & Northern Ireland is a Flat €4.99, no matter how many items you order. Orders are generally delivered within 2 working days.

Please Contact Us if you wish to discuss a return and we will help in any way we can.


Vinyl Available to Ship From Ireland or for Click & Collect from:

Zhivago Gifts - Shop Street - Galway