Herbie Hancock

 Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer. As part of Miles Davis's Second Great Quintet, Hancock helped to redefine the role of a jazz rhythm section and was one of the primary architects of the "post-bop" sound. He was one of the first jazz musicians to embrace music synthesizers and funk music. Hancock's music is often melodic and accessible; he has had many songs "cross over" and achieved success among pop audiences. His music embraces elements of funk and soul while adopting freer stylistic elements from jazz. In his jazz improvisation, he possesses a unique creative blend of jazz, blues, and modern classical music, with harmonic stylings much like the styles of Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel.

Hancock's best-known solo works include "Cantaloupe Island", "Watermelon Man", "Maiden Voyage", "Chameleon", and the singles "I Thought It Was You" and "Rockit". His 2007 tribute album River: The Joni Letters won the 2008 Grammy Award for Album of the Year, only the second jazz album ever to win the award, after Getz/Gilberto in 1965.

Herbie Hancock 08/06/2014 8:00PM
Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles
Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea 03/15/2015 7:00PM
Chan Performing Arts Center, Vancouver
Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea 03/21/2015 8:00PM
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles
Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock 04/09/2015 8:00PM
Carnegie Hall - Isaac Stern Auditorium, New York
Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock 04/14/2015 8:00PM
Massey Hall, Toronto
Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea 04/16/2015 7:30PM
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor
Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea 04/17/2015 8:00PM
Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago
Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea 04/18/2015 8:00PM
The Palladium - Center For The Performing Arts, Carmel

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