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The Herbie Hancock box : The Columbia years '72-'86

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The Herbie Hancock box : The Columbia years '72-'86

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Title
The Herbie Hancock box : The Columbia years '72-'86
Performer
Herbie Hancock  (piano;keyboards)
Publisher
Columbia, 2009
4 cd's
Recording date
1972-1986
Playing time
04:37:37
EAN
5099750807224
CDR
JE30568

About Herbie Hancock

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Herbert Jeffrey Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader, composer, and actor. Hancock started his career with Donald Byrd. He shortly thereafter joined the Miles Davis Quintet, where he helped to redefine the role of a jazz rhythm section and was one of the primary architects of the post-bop sound. In the 1970s, Hancock experimented with jazz fusion, funk, and electro styles.

Hancock's best-known compositions include the jazz standards "Cantaloupe Island", "Watermelon Man", "Maiden Voyage", and "Chameleon", as well as the hit 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 to win the award, after Getz/Gilberto in 1965.

Since 2012, Hancock has served as a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he teaches at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Mu…Read more on Wikipedia