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Godfathers of Jazz: Herbie Hancock

Julian Joseph profiles one of the great pioneers of jazz: pianist/composer Herbie Hancock, famous for Grammy-award winning instrumental single "Rockit" and his collaborations with trumpeter Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, Joni Mitchell and the Headhunters.

1 hour

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    Herbie Hancock & Jaco Pastorius

    4am

  • 00:06

    Donald Byrd & Pepper Adams Quintet

    Mr Lucky (feat. Herbie Hancock)

  • 00:12

    Herbie Hancock

    Watermelon Man

  • 00:17

    Herbie Hancock

    Chameleon

  • 00:20

    Herbie Hancock

    Rockit

  • 00:25

    Herbie Hancock with Miles, George, Ron & Tony

    All of You

  • 00:47

    Herbie Hancock

    Butterfly

  • 00:51

    Herbie Hancock

    Round Midnight (feat. Bobby McFerrin)

  • 00:54

    Herbie Hancock

    Edith and the Kingpin (feat. Tina Turner)

Broadcast

  • Sat 12 Nov 2016 15:00

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