Wednesday, 12 April 2017

77th birthday of Herbie Hancock

(Born 12 April 1940, Chicago, US)
CHILD PRODIGY, very distinguished pianist, composer and bandleader, member of the Miles Davis Second Great Quintet of the 1960s (full personnel: Davis, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor saxophone; Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums), academic (Thelonious Monk Institute/Herb Alpert School of Music, University of California Los Angeles)
(Herbie Hancock Quintet, “The eye of the hurricane” [personnel: Hancock, piano; Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; George Coleman, tenor saxophone; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums; recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ, US, 17 March 1965])
(Miles Davis Quintet, “All blues” [personnel: Davis, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor saxophone; Hancock, piano;  Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums; recorded: live, Teatro dell’Arte, Milan, Italy, 11 October 1964])
Twitter @HerbertEkweEkwe

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