Herbie Hancock: River: The Joni Letters (2007)

River (the Joni letters)

Track list:

01. Court and Spark (feat. Norah Jones)
02. Edith and the Kingpin (feat. Tina Turner)
03. Both Sides Now
04. River (feat. Corinne Bailey Rae)
05. Sweet Bird
06. Tea Leaf Propechy (feat. Joni Mitchell)
07. Solitude
08. Amelia (feat. Luciana Souza)
09. Nefertiti
10. The Jungle Line (feat. Leonard Cohen)
+bonus tracks (amazon edition)
11. A Case of You
12. All I Want (feat. Sonya Kitchell)
+bonus tracks (iTunes edition)
Harlem in Havana
I Had a King


Herbie Hancock – piano
Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor sax
Dave Holland – bass
Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
Lionel Loueke – guitar
Larry Klein – bass (“All I Want”)
+Guest vocalists:
Norah Jones (1)
Tina Turner (2)
Corinne Bailey Rae (4)
Joni Mitchell (6)
Luciana Souza (8)
Leonard Cohen (10)
Sonya Kitchell (12)

Recorded: Avatar Studios, New York City and Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA; 2006—2007
Released: September 25, 2007
Label: Verve

Produced and Arranged by: Larry Klein, Herbie Hancock
Executive Producer: Dahlia Ambach Caplin
Engineered and Mixed by: Helik Hadar
Assistant Engineers: Brian Montgomery, Justin Gerrish (Avatar) and Wesley Seidman (Ocean Way)
Corrine Bailey Rae’s vocals recorded by Steve Chrisanthou at 600ft., Yorkshire, England
Tina Turner’s vocals recorded by Helik Hadar at NJP Tonstudio, Zurich, Switzerland

Mixed at Market Street, Santa Monica, CA
Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, CA

Photography: Kwaku Alston
Art Direction: Hollis King
Graphic design: Philip Manning