Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock

Herbie HancockHerbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an American pianist and composer. He is regarded not only as one of the greatest living jazz musicians, but also as one of the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th century. His music embraces elements of funk and soul while adopting freer stylistic elements from jazz. In his jazz improvisation, he possesses a unique creative blend of jazz, blues, and modern classical music, with harmonic stylings much like the styles of Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel.

As part of Miles Davis's "second great quintet," Hancock helped redefine the role of a jazz rhythm section, and was one of the primary architects of the "post-bop" sound. Later, he was one of the first jazz musicians to embrace synthesizers and funk. Hancock's music is often melodic and accessible; he has had many songs "cross over" and achieved success among pop audiences.

Herbie's best-known solo works include "Cantaloupe Island," "Watermelon Man" (later performed by dozens of musicians, including bandleader Mongo Santamaria), "Maiden Voyage," "Chameleon," and the singles " I Thought It Was You" and "Rockit." His 2007 tribute album "River: The Joni Letters" won the 2007 Grammy Award for Album of the Year, only the second jazz album ever to win the award after 1965's Getz/Gilberto.

He is an adherent of the Nichiren school of Mahayana Buddhism.

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Keyboard player transcriptions loolooche (5)
1775d ago
83 Piano Original
Classic Jazz Compositions and Piano Solos cchucho39 (429)
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70 Piano Original
Herbie Hancock Chameleon-style Riff i-america (1)
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1 Bass Original
Chameleon profbert (2)
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3 Piano, Drum, Guitar, Trumpet, Saxophone, Horn, Bass, Trombone Original
watermelon man araoul108 (1)
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16 Clarinet Book
New York Minute tjemajazz2404 (3)
2555d ago
5 Piano, Guitar, Trumpet, Violin, Clarinet, Flute, Vocal Original
watermelon man Janpat (11)
2892d ago
3 Piano Transcription
chameleon part2 michel3063 (9)
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1 Piano Transcription
chameleon part1 michel3063 (9)
2926d ago
1 Piano Transcription
Chameleon hoangjazz (10)
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1 Piano Book
Tell Me a Bedtime Story inE.pdf yozora (11)
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Classic Jazz Compositions rhoten (33)
2998d ago
69 Piano Original
Watermelon Man (big band) parts sempoliy (59)
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18 Piano, Drum, Guitar, Trumpet, Saxophone, Bass, Trombone Original
classic jazz composition solos dnl.jazz (12)
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70 Piano Original
Cantaloupe İsland legatoslur (2)
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1 Piano, Trumpet Transcription
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1 Piano Original
keyboard player LEXAL (26)
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83 Piano Book
watermelon man LEXAL (26)
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5 Piano Transcription
Cantaloupe İsland bgrob (10)
3017d ago
1 Piano Original
Actual Proof kostoff (5)
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