Herbie Hancock: Possibilities
The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time
In Herbie Hancock the legendary jazz musician and composer reflects on a life and a thriving career that has spanned seven decades. A true innovator, Hancock has had an enormous influence on both acoustic and electric jazz, R&B and hip-hop, with his ongoing exploration of different musical genres, winning fourteen Grammy awards along the way.
From his beginnings as a child prodigy to his work in Miles Davis’s second great quintet; from his innovations as the leader of his own groundbreaking sextet to his collaborations with everyone from Wayne Shorter to Joni Mitchell and Stevie Wonder; Herbie Hancock reveals the method behind Hancock’s undeniable musical genius.
Hancock shares his musical influences, colorful behind-the-scenes stories, his long and happy marriage, and how Buddhism inspires him creatively and personally. Honest, enlightening, and as electrifyingly vital as the man who wrote it, Herbie Hancock promises to be an invaluable contribution to jazz literature and a must-read for fans and music lovers.
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Herbie. Hancock: Possibilities. “Few jazz biographies are perfect, though
Hancock's Possibilities comes closer than some.” —Kevin Whitehead, Fresh Air “
Brilliant . . . Reveals the method behind this remarkable jazz performer . . . A
Herbie Hancock, Lisa Dickey. music in terms of genres or rules, we both live
outside the box and love good music, no matter the genre. If you like piano, or
jazz, or music, or great stories, or life itself, you will love this book. Herbie
Hancock has ...
PENGUIN BOOKS HERBIE HANCOCK Jazz legend Herbie Hancock began
playing piano at the age of seven. He went on to perform with Miles Davis before
forming his own bands and working with musicians such as Sting, Dave
Herbie Hancock, Lisa Dickey. PENGUIN BOOKS An imprint of Penguin Random
House LLC 375 Hudson Street New York, New York 10014 penguin.com First
published by Viking Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, 2014 ...
Herbie Hancock, Lisa Dickey. For my priceless jewel, my beautiful eternal wife,
Gigi, and our precious treasure, our lovely daughter, Jessica CONTENTS
PRAISE FOR HERBIE HANCOCK: POSSIBILITIES ABOUT THE AUTHOR TITLE.
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LibraryThing ReviewUporabnikova ocena - jasoncomely - LibraryThing
By being so open and honest about his addictions and flaws, Herbie has left himself open to criticism. However, his pioneering work in music speaks for itself- and this book is a riveting read. Celotno mnenje
LibraryThing ReviewUporabnikova ocena - BooksForDinner - LibraryThing
A great read/listen. Very happy I checked this out...Herbie appears to be very honest about his failings as a son, brother, husband, and father, while celebrating some truly great music. This is a man ... Celotno mnenje