Herbie Hancock Tickets
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Wayne Shorter Quartet & Herbie Hancock
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Prudential Hall
Apr 23 2017
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For the past five decades, Herbie Hancock has been regularly composing and performing jazz music for the fans. In his career, Herbie Hancock has got an amazing forty-one studio albums, sixty-two compilation and twelve live albums to his name. Apart from this he has also released thirty-eight singles. If you love jazz then you shouldn’t miss this rare chance of watching Hancock live. You just need to get Herbie Hancock tickets asap.
Herbie Hancock’s birth name is Herbert Jeffery Hancock. He was born in 1940 in Chicago, Illinois. He had a passion for music from an early age and started taking classical music lessons while he was just seven years old. Most of the people at that time considered Hancock to be a child prodigy. At the age of eleven Hancock gave his first piano performance at a young people concert. At this concert he performed with the famous Chicago Symphony and played the famous movement of Mozart called Piano Concerto No. 5.During his teens Hancock was greatly influenced from the music of famous vocal quartet Hi-Lo. In the year 1960 he once saw acclaimed jazz pianist Chris Anderson perform live and he immediately begged Anderson to accept him as a student.
His music is a mix of a number of genres like electro funk, jazz, bepop, jazz-funk, jazz fusion and post bop. He works mainly as a band leader, music composer and musician. Hancock is also a multi-instrumentalist and he can fluently play keytar, organ, clavinet, vocoder and piano. He has been associated with a number of popular labels like Warner Bros, Verve and Columbia Records. Some hit albums by Hancock are My Point of View, Inventions and Dimensions, Speak Like a Child, The Prisoner, Fat Alberta Rotunda, Head Hunters, Herbie Hancock Trio, A Tribute to Miles, The New Standard, Possibilities and River: The Joni Letters. His latest studio album went on sale in 2010 and it was titled The Imagine Project. This album contained ten tracks. It landed at #2, #12 and #29 respectively on Billboard Jazz Albums, Polish Albums Chart and Swiss Albums Chart.
Hancock’s live albums include An evening with Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea : In Concert, VSOP: The Quintet, Flood, VSOP: Tempest in the Colosseum and Jazz Africa. He has also composed soundtracks for movies like Round Midnight and Death Wish. He won an academy award for composing the soundtrack of Round Midnight. Hancock has also won a number of prestigious Grammy Awards in categories like Best Instrumental Composition, Best R&B Instrumental Performance, Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Album, Best Improvised Jazz Solo, Best Pop Collaboration with Vocal, Best Improvised Jazz Solo and Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal.
Herbie Hancock has received other awards like Best Jazz Pianist and Best Jazz keyboardist from Keyboard Magazine. Playboy Music Poll has ranked him as Best Jazz Instrumentalist, Best Jazz Keyboards and Best R&B Instrumentalist. Some other awards won by Hancock are Miles Davis Award, French Award Officer of the Order of Arts & Letters, MTV Awards, Soul Train Music Award, Gold Note Jazz Award and NEA Jazz Masters Award. In 2009 Hancock performed Rhapsody in Blue live at the Classical BRIT Awards with famous Chinese classical pianist Lang Lang.
Herbie Hancock is now in his 70’s but his passion for music has not changed a bit. He continues to rule the heart of jazz fans across the globe through his soulful music. Music lovers you have been anxiously waiting to watch Hancock live on stage, well your wait is now over as he is coming to your town very soon. Get your Herbie Hancock tickets as early as possible or they might be outsold.
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