2023 REMASTER. BLUE NOTE CLASSIC VINYL SERIES. 180g BLACK VINYL LP. MASTERED BY KEVIN GRAY FROM THE ORIGINAL ANALOG TAPES.
"Pianist Herbie Hancock showcased the full breadth of his artistry on his masterful 4th Blue Note album Empyrean Isles recorded in 1964. The album presented 4 diverse original compositions including the hit song "Cantaloupe Island" performed a deeply attuned quartet featuring Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums. Blue Note Classic Vinyl Edition is stereo, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes."