The V.S.O.P. Quintet

The V.S.O.P. Quintet were an American post-pop/jazz supergroup featuring the seasoned talents of keyboardist Herbie Hancock, saxophonist Wayne Shorter, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Tony Williams. The band released two live double-LPs in 1977 and a third in 1979, followed by a studio album, all on CBS/Sony.

Members: Herbie Hancock (keyboards), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Wayne Shorter (saxophone), Ron Carter (bass), Tony Williams (drums)


  • V.S.O.P. The Quintet (2LP, 1977)
  • Tempest in the Colosseum (2LP, 1977)
  • Live Under the Sky (2LP, 1979)
  • Five Stars (1979)

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