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)
1962 — with Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, fluegelhorn), Dexter Gordon (tenor sax), Butch Warren (bass), Billy Higgins (drums). Vinyl from Kindred Spirits.
Amazing lineup — and a cool reworking of Watermelon Man. Anthony Williams, Chuck Israels, Grant Green, Grachan Moncur, Hank Mobley.
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.
Thirty-one albums, including Flood and Direct Step, with a 200-page book.
From 1974 — with Herbie Hancock (piano, electric paino), Buster Williams (bass), Frederick Waits (drums, marimba), Billy Hart (drums), Bill Summers (percussion), Charles Sullivan (trumpet).