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Posted on 7 June 2018 | 9:53 am
From Herbie Hancock to Los Hombres
WGNOFrom Herbie Hancock to Los Hombres Calientes, Bill Summers keeps on drummingWGNONEW ORLEANS -- Unless you're a music fan, the name Bill Summers might not ring a bell. But this world-class percussionist calls New Orleans home, and we got a chance to chat about his career and what he's up to these days. Summers is a legendary ...
Posted on 6 June 2018 | 3:54 pm
Herbie Hancock Earns Honorary Doctorate from
NYSMusicHerbie Hancock Earns Honorary Doctorate from New England ConservatoryNYSMusic“Born in Chicago, Hancock was a piano prodigy, performing with the Chicago Symphony at age 11. His career began after being discovered by Donald Byrd and, shortly thereafter, he joined the Miles Davis Quintet; he later made appearances on Davis' ...
Posted on 24 May 2018 | 10:09 am
Herbie Hancock & Guests Make Exuberant
Boca RatonHerbie Hancock & Guests Make Exuberant Cameos at MSD ConcertBoca RatonLast night, in a one-of-a-kind evening at Coral Springs Center for the Arts, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Bands Director Alexander Kaminsky summarized the mood in the building when he told the energized audience, “Bad things happen in this ...
Posted on 23 May 2018 | 10:35 am
Herbie Hancock honored at NEC commencement -
The Boston GlobeHerbie Hancock honored at NEC commencementThe Boston GlobeIt might seem odd that someone who studied electrical engineering in college would be honored at New England Conservatory's commencement. But not if that someone is Herbie Hancock, who had a science background at Grinnell College, but also played ...
Posted on 21 May 2018 | 10:01 am
'80s British pop star Howard Jones still
Named the United Kingdom’s “Best New Artist” in 1984 and “one of the defining figures of mid-‘80s synth pop” by AllMusic, he played with other pop artists such as Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Thomas Dolby and Phil Collins. “I’m cool with ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 2:22 pm
Call me Oscar, because I'm not paying for my
Among my faves are the episodes in which Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Destiny's Child, LL Cool J and Patti LaBelle appeared. It's can't-miss TV. You never know who's going to drop by. I feel a connection to the real-life characters as much as I do the ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 5:13 am
St Germain: ‘I can’t just throw stuff
The accompanying 280-date tour featured guest musicians such as Herbie Hancock and the acclaimed French jazz singer Claude Nougaro, and took in the Royal Albert Hall, Glastonbury and Coachella. And then – pffft! – Navarre disappeared in a cloud of ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 11:40 pm
PTSD: The beast that lurks within
I was in Value Village today on Wednesday looking at some CD's for the radio station archives. I just laid my hands on some Herbie Hancock when out of the blue, WHAM! The shelf and the wall jumped and shook just like mortar round going off nearby.
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:37 am
Making the electric car sound sexy: GLM's ZZ
Roland is using its experience of building synthesisers used by musicians such as Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Page and George Duke to produce 'sonically rich, studio-quality' audio for the engine sound, according to the company. Building synthesisers and other ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:18 am