Herbie Hancock’s Chameleon was an instant jazz standard when it was released, on his 1973 album Head Hunters.
This video, via Future Music Magazine, takes a look at recreating Hancock’s classic Chameleon bass sound, using the new Korg ARP Odyssey.
Head Hunters also features another Hancock standard, Watermelon Man. The album is recognized as one of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone.
Here’s the original version of Chameleon:
Hancock plays Fender Rhodes, clavinet, ARP Odyssey and ARP Soloist on the album.