Herbie Hancock: Sound-System (1984)

Think this shocking sequel is immaterial? Then maybe you never had the stomach for the future. Not launching another “Rockit” into the airwaves…

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“Metal Beat” (1984)

Another case of my napping during the revolution, as “Rockit” and “Close (To The Edit)” changed the way people looked at music and…

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Wayne Shorter: Joy Ryder (1988)

You know, these Wayne Shorter albums are more trouble than they’re worth. The tantalizing traces of Weather Report hold my attention initially, but…

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Chick Corea: The Mad Hatter (1978)

I’m a sucker for program music, even when the pretense to a program is pretty flimsy, as it is here. Without the concept…

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