Herbie Hancock (piano and electric piano), Joe Henderson (tenor sax, alto flute), Johnny Coles (flugelhorn), Buster Williams (bass), Albert ‘Tootie’ Heath (drums), Hubert Laws (flute), Romeo Penque (bass clarinet)
On the wing with Paul Chambers, and — Miles’ idea — two Latin percussionists, Willie Bobo on drums and timbales, and Osvaldo ‘Chihuahua’ Martinez, conga and bongo.
Amazing lineup — and a cool reworking of Watermelon Man. Anthony Williams, Chuck Israels, Grant Green, Grachan Moncur, Hank Mobley.
1962 — with Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, fluegelhorn), Dexter Gordon (tenor sax), Butch Warren (bass), Billy Higgins (drums). Vinyl from Kindred Spirits.
Thirty-one albums, including Flood and Direct Step, with a 200-page book.