Oblique by Bobby Hutcherson


Summary

Oblique is an album by jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson featuring performances by Herbie Hancock, Albert Stinson and Hutcherson's regular drummer Joe Chambers. The album was originally recorded in 1967 and first issued as catalog number GXF-3061 in Japan, in 1980. It was remastered and re-released on CD as a part of the Rudy Van Gelder Edition in 2005 with a different cover artwork. Oblique marks Hutcherson's second release in a quartet setting, his previous being Happenings from 1966. The personnel on Happenings are identical, save the replacement of Bob Cranshaw with Albert Stinson.