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Bobby Hutcherson - Happenings

Bobby Hutcherson - Happenings
Performer: Bobby Hutcherson
Genre: Jazz
Title: Happenings
MP3 album size: 1152 mb
FLAC album size: 2423 mb
Style: Post Bop
Country: US
Released: 1967
Catalog number: 84231, BST 84231
Label: Blue Note


2Maiden Voyage
Written-By – Herbie Hancock
3The Omen7:00
5Head Start5:17
6When You Are Near3:51
7Aquarian Moon7:45


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
BLP 4231Bobby Hutcherson Happenings ‎(LP, Album, Mono)Blue NoteBLP 4231US1966
noneBobby Hutcherson Happenings ‎(7xFile, FLAC, Album, RE, RM, 24-)Blue Notenone2013
UCCU-99154Bobby Hutcherson Happenings ‎(CD, Album, RE)Blue NoteUCCU-99154Japan2015
0946 3 62667 2 5Bobby Hutcherson Happenings ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)Blue Note0946 3 62667 2 5Europe2006
MMBST-84231, BST 84231Bobby Hutcherson Happenings ‎(2x12", Album, Ltd, RE)Music Matters Ltd., Blue NoteMMBST-84231, BST 84231US2011


  • BassBob Cranshaw
  • DrumsJoe Chambers
  • Mastered ByVAN GELDER
  • Photography By [Cover Photograph], DesignReid Miles
  • PianoHerbie Hancock
  • ProducerAlfred Lion
  • Recorded By [Recording By]Rudy Van Gelder
  • Sleeve NotesLeonard Feather
  • Vibraphone, MarimbaBobby Hutcherson
  • Written-ByBobby Hutcherson (tracks: A1 to A3, B2 to B4)


Recorded on February 6th, 1966.

Initially released with Blue Note Records, Inc. printed on the labels in 1967.

This version likely was the second stereo pressing that released sometime between 1967 and 1970 and can be differentiated by the company information printed on the labels.

Record company information printed on the jacket: "Blue Note Records Inc., 43 West 61st St., New York, N.Y. 10023".
Record company information printed on the labels: "Blue Note Records • A Division of Liberty Records, Inc.".

Catalog number printed on the jacket: "84231".
Catalog number printed on the labels: "BST 84231".

VAN GELDER is stamped into the runout on both sides.


  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): (BNST 84231-A)
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): (BNST 84231-B)
  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Recorded At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  • Record Company – Blue Note Records Inc.
  • Record Company – Blue Note Records
  • Record Company – Liberty Records, Inc.
  • Published By – Blue Horizon Music



Happenings is an album by jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, released in 1967 on the Blue Note label. The album features six compositions by Hutcherson, and one by Herbie Hancock, Maiden Voyage. All compositions by Bobby Hutcherson except as noted. Aquarian Moon - 7:45. Bouquet - 8:10. Rojo - 6:03. Maiden Voyage Hancock - 5:49. Head Start - 5:16. When You Are Near - 3:51. The Omen - 6:59. Bobby Hutcherson - vibraphone tracks 1-6, marimba, drums track 7 only. Bobby Hutcherson's first quartet outing, Happenings, casts the brightest spotlight on the vibraphonist's soloing abilities, matching him once again with pianist Herbie Hancock who is also heavily featured and drummer Joe Chambers, plus bassist Bob Cranshaw. For that matter, the album also leans heavily on Hutcherson's compositional skills save for Hancock's Maiden Voyage, six of the seven numbers are Hutcherson originals. Given his reputation as a modernist, most of the pieces here are structured pretty simply - there's a lot of straightforward modal ha. Songs in album Bobby Hutcherson - Happenings 1966. Bobby Hutcherson - Aquarian Moon. Bobby Hutcherson - Bouquet. Bobby Hutcherson - Rojo. Bobby Hutcherson - Maiden Voyage. Bobby Hutcherson - Head Start. Bobby Hutcherson - When You Are Near. Bobby Hutcherson - The Omen. Bobby Hutcherson. 2014 Live From Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland, 1973. The View From The Inside. Now . Album 1966 7 Songs. Jazz free to Bobby Hutcherson Happenings Aquarian Moon, Bouquet and more. 7 tracks 43:57. Released in 1966. Hutcherson as band leader. Track listing. Herbie Hancock - piano, box full of rocks track 7 only. Bob Cranshaw - bass. Billboard Jan 28, 1967. Huey, Steve. This 1960s jazz album-related article is a stub. Happenings Bobby Hutcherson album. All compositions by Bobby Hutcherson except as indicated. These had produced, most notably, Eric Dolphy's Out To Lunch Blue Note, 1964 and Hutcherson's own Dialogue Blue Note, 1965, the latter featuring two new thing auteurs in pianist Andrew Hill and saxophonist Sam Rivers. More tellingly, the choice of material on Happenings makes for a safer, more mainstream affair than its predecessors
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