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Keyboards and synthesizers

What kind of Keyboards and Synthesizers does Herbie Hancock use?

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ARP 2800 Odyssey Rev1

ARP 2800 Odyssey Rev1

In this video of a 1975 performance in San Francisco, Herbie Hancock can be s... more

Fender Rhodes Mark 1 Stage 73

Fender Rhodes Mark 1 Stage 73

On the back cover of the 1973 album Headhunters, the Rhodes Electro Piano is ... more

ARP Soloist

ARP Soloist

The ARP Soloist is listed with the gear used Herbie Hancock on the rear cover... more

Oberheim Eight Voice

Oberheim Eight Voice

In this photo, an Oberheim Eight Voice can be seen behind Herbie Hancock. more

Roland Rhodes MK 80

Roland Rhodes MK 80

Underneath his [DX7](https://equipboard.com/items/yamaha-dx7-synthesizer) sit... more

Rhodes Chroma

Rhodes Chroma

This video and also in liner notes to 'future shock' and other albums more

Needs Review Fairlight CMI

Fairlight CMI

Used on "Rockit", as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrument Glos... more

Moog Minimoog Model D

Moog Minimoog Model D

The backcover of the 1977 album Sunlight, shows a wide range of Herbies synth... more

Hohner Clavinet D6

Hohner Clavinet D6

The back of the album cover from the album Sunshine (1978) shows a great dive... more

Moog Micromoog

Moog Micromoog

The back of the album cover from the album Sunshine (1978) shows a great dive... more

Moog Polymoog Synthesizer

Moog Polymoog Synthesizer

The back of the album cover from the album Sunshine (1978) shows a great dive... more

Sequential Circuits Pro One Synthesizer

Sequential Circuits Pro One Synthesizer

The back of the album cover from the album Sunshine (1978) shows a great dive... more

Korg Karma

Korg Karma

Herbie mentions having used the Karma in this promotional interview with Korg... more

KORG Oasys 88-Key Workstation

KORG Oasys 88-Key Workstation

Herbie used the Oasis extensively on his album *Possibilities*, as is mention... more

Yamaha DX7

Yamaha DX7

You can watch in the same picture of the Roland Rhodes MK 80 more

ARP Solina String Ensemble

ARP Solina String Ensemble

The album Thrust lists him as using an "ARP String Synthisizer". more

Needs Review Roland AX-Edge Keytar (White/Silver)

Roland AX-Edge Keytar (White/Silver)

Can be seen throughout video rocking the 2018 Roland AX-Edge. 6:37 has a good... more

Needs Review Roland AX-Synth

Roland AX-Synth

Solo at 8:49. Man that dude loves wailing on the keytar! more

Yamaha CP30

Yamaha CP30

Played on Sunlight 1978 more

E-Mu 4060

E-Mu 4060

Used on *Sound-System*, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrumen... more

Syntauri alphaSyntauri

Syntauri alphaSyntauri

Used for "Rough", as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrument Glos... more

Moog Memorymoog

Moog Memorymoog

Used on "Future Shock", as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrumen... more

Needs Review Moog Source

Moog Source

Used on *Lite Me Up*, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrument ... more

Needs Review Oberheim Matrix 12

Oberheim Matrix 12

Used on *Perfect Machine*, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instru... more

Needs Review Sequential Circuits Prophet-5

Sequential Circuits Prophet-5

Used on *Magic Windows* and more, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic... more

Needs Review Roland Jupiter-8

Roland Jupiter-8

Used on *Lite Me Up*, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrument ... more

NED Synclavier II

NED Synclavier II

Used on *Lite Me Up* and more, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic In... more

Needs Review Yamaha CE-20

Yamaha CE-20

Used on "Earth Beat", as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrument ... more

Yamaha CS-80 Synth

Yamaha CS-80 Synth

Used on *Directstep*, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrument ... more

Needs Review Yamaha DX7-IIFD

Yamaha DX7-IIFD

Used on *Perfect Machine*, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instru... more

Needs Review Yamaha DX1 FM Synthesizer

Yamaha DX1 FM Synthesizer

Used on *Village Life*, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrumen... more

Needs Review Yamaha GS-1

Yamaha GS-1

Used on "Earth Beat", as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrument ... more

Needs Review Rhodes Suitcase 88

Rhodes Suitcase 88

Used on *Monster*, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrument Glo... more

Needs Review Davis Clavitar

Davis Clavitar

Used on *Monster*, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrument Glo... more

Needs Review Steiner EVI

Steiner EVI

Used for *Monster*, as specified in Herbie Hancock’s Electronic Instrument Gl... more

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