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Event Archive - Herbie Hancock

Sat. June 29th 2013 - Sat. June 29th 2013 Royal Theatre (All Ages)
$85.50 & $70.50

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Music: Funk / R&B, Jazz / Blues
Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music. Throughout his explorations, he has transcended limitations and genres while maintaining his unmistakable voice. In addition to being recognized as a legendary pianist and composer, Herbie Hancock has been an integral part of every jazz movement since the 1960s.

Hancock has received an Academy Award (1986) for his Round Midnight film score and 14 Grammy Awards, including Album Of The Year in 2008 for "River: The Joni Letters" and two 2011 Grammy Awards for his globally collaborative CD, "The Imagine Project." Many of his compositions, including “Canteloupe Island,” “Maiden Voyage,” “Watermelon Man,” and “Chameleon,” are modern standards that have had a profound effect on all styles of modern music.


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Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock’s all-star band, featuring Chris Potter sax, Lionel Loueke guitar, Dave Holland bass, Vinnie Colaiuta drums, and Sonya Kitchell vocals, will perform music in support of his terrific new release River: The Joni Letters (a tribute to the music and songs of Joni Mitchell). Hancock recently took home top honours with Album of the Year ... more info