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Bennie Maupin

Bennie Maupin
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Bennie Maupin (born August 29, 1940) is a Detroit Michigan jazz multireedist. He performs on various saxophones, flute, and bass clarinet. He is probably best known for his participation in Herbie Hancock's Mwandishi sextet and Headhunters band, and for performing on Miles Davis's seminal fusion record, Bitches Brew. Maupin has collaborated with Horace Silver, Roy Haynes, Woody Shaw, Lee Morgan, and many others. He has also performed on several Meat Beat Manifesto albums.
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The Bennie Maupin Ensemble — Penumbra The Bennie Maupin Ensemble — Penumbra
(Cryptogramophone CG 129, 2006, CD)
Bennie Maupin / Dr. Patrick Gleeson — Driving While Black Bennie Maupin / Dr. Patrick Gleeson — Driving While Black
(Intuition Records INT 3242 2, 1998, CD)
Bennie Maupin — Moonscapes Bennie Maupin — Moonscapes
(Mercury SRM-1-3717, 1978, LP)
Lenny White — Big City Lenny White — Big City
(Wounded Bird WOU, 1977/2001, CD)
Bennie Maupin — Slow Traffic to the Right Bennie Maupin — Slow Traffic to the Right
(Mercury SRM-1-1148, 1977, LP)
Alphonso Johnson — Moonshadows Alphonso Johnson — Moonshadows
(Wounded Bird WOU 4869, 1976/2006, CD)
Herbie Hancock — Flood Herbie Hancock — Flood
(Wounded Bird WOU 9899, 1975/2014, CD)
Herbie Hancock — Man-Child Herbie Hancock — Man-Child
(Columbia CK 33812, 1975/1990, CD)
Eddie Henderson — Sunburst Eddie Henderson — Sunburst
(Blue Note 7243 5 38698 2 3, 1975/2002, CD)
Eddie Henderson — Anthology: Volume 2 - The Capricorn Years Eddie Henderson — Anthology: Volume 2 - The Capricorn Years
(Soul Brothers CD SBPJ 11, 1974/2002, CD)
Miles Davis — Big Fun Miles Davis — Big Fun
(Columbia C2K 63973, 1974/2000, 2CD)
Eddie Henderson — Inside Out Eddie Henderson — Inside Out
(Capricorn Records CP 0122, 1974, LP)
Bennie Maupin — The Jewel in the Lotus Bennie Maupin — The Jewel in the Lotus
(ECM 1043, 1974/2007, CD)
Herbie Hancock — Thrust Herbie Hancock — Thrust
(Columbia CK 64984, 1974/1998, CD)
Herbie Hancock — Head Hunters Herbie Hancock — Head Hunters
(Columbia CK 65123, 1973/2007, CD)
Eddie Henderson — Realization Eddie Henderson — Realization
(Capricorn Records CP 0118, 1973, LP)
Herbie Hancock — Sextant Herbie Hancock — Sextant
(Columbia CK 64983, 1973/1998, CD)
Herbie Hancock — Crossings Herbie Hancock — Crossings
(Warner Bros 9362-47542-2, 1972/2001, CD)
Miles Davis — On the Corner Miles Davis — On the Corner
(Columbia CK 63980, 1972/2000, CD)
Miles Davis — Bitches Brew Miles Davis — Bitches Brew
(Columbia C2K 65774, 1970/1999, 2CD)
Miles Davis — Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary Miles Davis — Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary
(Columbia 88875079792, 1970/2015, 3CD+DVD)
Miles Davis — The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions Miles Davis — The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions
(Columbia C4K 65570, 1970/1998, 4CD)

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