Herbie Hancock
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1940-04-12
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Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock Biography (Wikipedia)

Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader, composer and actor. Starting his career with Donald Byrd, he shortly thereafter joined the Miles Davis Quintet where 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 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.

Hancock's best-known compositions include "Cantaloupe Island", "Watermelon Man" (later performed by dozens of musicians, including bandleader Mongo SantamarĂ­a), "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.

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Spiraling Prism
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Spiraling Prism
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Butterfly
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Butterfly
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Stars In Your Eyes
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Stars In Your Eyes
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Liza (All The Clouds'll Roll Away)
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Liza (All The Clouds'll Roll Away)
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Canteloupe Island
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Canteloupe Island
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Footprints
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Footprints
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Doin' It
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Doin' It
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Edith and the Kingpin (feat. Tina Turner)
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Edith and the Kingpin (feat. Tina Turner)
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Round Midnight (feat. Bobby McFerrin)
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Round Midnight (feat. Bobby McFerrin)
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Chameleon
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Chameleon
Donald Byrd & Pepper Adams Quintet
Mr Lucky (feat. Herbie Hancock)
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Mr Lucky (feat. Herbie Hancock)
Herbie Hancock
I Thought It Was You
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I Thought It Was You
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Bring Down the Birds
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Bring Down the Birds
Herbie Hancock
You Bet Your Love
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You Bet Your Love
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Dolphin Dance
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Dolphin Dance
Herbie Hancock
Good Question
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Good Question
Herbie Hancock
Spank A Lee (Single Version)
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Spank A Lee (Single Version)
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