VSOP II Tokyo 1983
Herbie Hancock featuring Ron Carter, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, and Tony Williams, live from NHK Hall, Tokyo, Japan on May 19th, 1983. Herbie Hancock originally formed his "Very Special One-Time Performance" band in 1976. In 1983, he put together a revised line-up featuring Wynton Marsalis (trumpet), Branford Marsalis (tenor and soprano saxophone), Ron Carter (bass), and Tony Williams (drums). That remarkable quintet is featured on this remarkable set, originally broadcast on NHK Radio, Japan. The entire broadcast is presented here, digitally remastered, with background notes and images.