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Herbie Hancock is working on a new album

Pianist and composer Herbie Hancock is currently working on a new jazz-funk and hip-hop hybrid…

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Kickstarter project to complete new Buster Williams film

Filmmaker Adam Kahan is raising funds on Kickstarter to complete his latest film, Buster Williams…

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Expanded edition of Herbie Hancock’s “River: The Joni Letters” out now

Verve Records/UMe have released a 2CD/digital expanded edition of pianist Herbie Hancock’s River: The Joni…

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A short history of … “St. Louis Blues” (W.C. Handy, 1914)

W.C. Handy, often referred to as the Father of the Blues, first published “St. Louis…

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Saint Petersburg and Sydney selected as International Jazz Day global host cities

Saint Petersburg, Russia, and Sydney, Australia, have been selected by UNESCO to host the annual…

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A short history of… “Ceora” (Lee Morgan, 1965)

“Ceora” is a Latin-based composition by trumpeter Lee Morgan from 1965. The song first appeared…

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Herbie Hancock to teach his first ever online class

Pianist and composer Herbie Hancock will teach his first ever online class exclusively with the…

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Havana to Host International Jazz Day 2017

The city of Havana, Cuba, has been selected as the 2017 Global Host City for…

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Top 10 Herbie Hancock albums

Pianist, keyboardist, and composer Herbie Hancock is one of the all-time jazz greats. Born in…

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“Watermelon Man” (Herbie Hancock, 1962)

Herbie Hancock’s famous “Watermelon Man” composition made its first appearance on his 1962 debut solo…

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First names for North Sea Jazz Festival 2017 announced

The next edition of the North Sea Jazz Festival (Rotterdam, Netherlands) will take place on…

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Box set chronicling the Miles Davis Quintet’s 1966-68 work out on Oct. 21

Miles Davis Quintet: Freedom Jazz Series: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5 will be released on…

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Santana to head super-group at the Hollywood Bowl, Aug. 24

Guitarist Carlos Santana will play alongside keyboardist Herbie Hancock, bassist Marcus Miller, saxophonist Wayne Shorter…

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BADBADNOTGOOD opening for Herbie Hancock at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!, August 11

BADBADNOTGOOD has been added to the line-up of the August 11 concert at the BRIC…

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Apartment in Miles Davis’ old townhouse has been sold.

By: Joe Pye On May 5, an apartment in Miles Davis’ old Upper West Side…

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Herbie Hancock added to Montreux 2016 line-up

Herbie Hancock has been added to the list of performers who will be playing at…

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Obama to host International Jazz Day concert at White House on April 29

UNESCO director-general Irina Bokova and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock announced that the host city…

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