Inventions and Dimensions
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Inventions and Dimensions
Inventions & Dimensions
Herbie Hancock Inventions and Dimensions Cover.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedAugust 30, 1963
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
LabelBlue Note Records
BST 84147
ProducerAlfred Lion
Herbie Hancock chronology
My Point of View
Inventions & Dimensions
Empyrean Isles
Succotash cover
Succotash (album).jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
All About Jazz(favorable) [1]
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

Inventions & Dimensions is the third album by Herbie Hancock, recorded on August 30, 1963 for Blue Note Records. The album was also re-released in the mid-1970s as Succotash credited to Hancock and Willie Bobo.[4]Inventions & Dimensions is unusual in prominently featuring Latin percussion whilst not being a Latin jazz album, rather being Hancock's exploration of modal jazz and post-bop.

Track listing

All compositions by Herbie Hancock

  1. "Succotash" - 7:40
  2. "Triangle" - 11:01
  3. "Jack Rabbit" - 5:57
  4. "Mimosa" - 8:38
  5. "A Jump Ahead" - 6:33
  6. "Mimosa" (alternate take) - 10:06 Bonus track on reissue



  1. ^ Weinsteein, Norman (2011). "Herbie Hancock | Inventions & Dimensions". Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (2011). "Inventions & Dimensions - Herbie Hancock | AllMusic". Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 93. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed January 25, 2011

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