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Empyrean Isles is the fourth studio album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, recorded in 1964 for Blue Note Records.

“… A record that officially established Hancock as a major artist in his own right.” – Stephen Thomas Erlewine/AllMusic.

Track listing:
All compositions by Herbie Hancock

1. “One Finger Snap” 7:20
2. “Oliloqui Valley” 8:28
3. “Cantaloupe Island” 5:32
4. “The Egg” 14:00

Herbie Hancock – piano
Freddie Hubbard – cornet
Ron Carter – bass
Tony Williams – drums


Released: Late November/early December 1964
Recorded: June 17, 1964
Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Length: 35:20
Label: Blue Note
Producer: Alfred Lion