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Herbie Hancock

Playing (and Singing) Miles Davis

To Celebrate Miles Davis, who passed away today 30 years ago, we have selected fifteen artists who have covered compositions that Miles wrote or made famous. They are Les Double Six, Sting, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan,…

Herbie, Shirley et al pay tribute to Jobim (1993)

September 27, 1993 - Shirley Horn, Gal Costa, Jon Hendricks, Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Oscar Castro-Neves, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason pay tribute to Brazilian Icon Antônio Carlos Jobim at the Free Jazz Festival in…

Playing Coltrane

'Naima','Giant Steps', 'Mr.PC' etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists.Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack…

This week In Jazz Legends 36/52

Herbie Hancock, Larry Coryell, Gary Burton, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Ahmad Jamal, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, George Duke, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Weather Report, Archie Shepp, Freddie Hubbard, Joe…

Herbie Hancock leads a large band in Tokyo (2002)

August 25, 2002 - Herbie Hancock gathers a large band featuring Michael Brecker on saxophone, Naoko Terai on violin, Roberto Fonseca en piano, Niels Molvaer on trumpet and many more at "Tokyo Jazz Festival 2002" in Tokyo, Japan<img…

This week In Jazz Legends 34/52

Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever, Stan Kenton, Jimmy Smith, Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Mulligan, Modern Jazz Quartet, Martial…

Playing With Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has duetted with a myriad of musicians of all genres and instruments. We have selected twelve of them. They are Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jim Hall, Ulf Wakenius, Charlie Haden, Joe…

Herbie Hancock plays at Newport Jazz (2008)

August 10, 2008 - Herbie Hancock performs at Newport Jazz Festival <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Herbie-Hancock-Happy-Herbie-Day-RVJ.jpg' alt='Herbie Hancock - Happy (Her)bie Day' width='190'…

This week In Jazz Legends 32/52

Duke Ellington, Charles Lloyd , Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Robert Glasper, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Thelonious Monk, The Bad Plus, Monty Alexander , Dave Holland, Fourplay, Herbie…

This week In ‘2000s Throwback’ 31/52

The Strokes, Amy Winehouse, Kraftwerk, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, Counting Crows, Herbie Hancock, Placebo, Muse, Cowboy Junkies, Sigur Rós, Goldfrapp They are the '2000s Throwback' artists selected among the 339 Posts we publish this week.…