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"Cantaloupe Island" is a jazz standard composed by Herbie Hancock. It was first recorded on his 1964 album Empyrean Isles. It was one of the first examples of a modal jazz composition set to a funky beat. Template:Fact

It was sampled by the group Us3 on their song 'Cantaloop', and furthermore has been used as bumper music (or button) on National Public Radio.

Versions have been recorded by many artists, including Pat Metheny and Tanghetto.




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