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Posted on 4 November 2017 | 3:22 pm
Herbie Hancock stirs up a storm of sound -
Chicago TribuneHerbie Hancock stirs up a storm of soundChicago TribuneListeners hoping to hear acoustic Hancock in a straight-ahead jazz manner didn't get much of that, his band leaning heavily on synthesized sound, novel sonic effects and pulsing rhythmic backdrop. But very few listeners left the intermission-less show, ...
Posted on 22 October 2017 | 7:45 am
Herbie Hancock shows no signs of slowing
Herbie Hancock shows no signs of slowing down at Pabst TheaterMilwaukee RecordOne of Earth's most influential musicians played Milwaukee for the first time in ages on Friday night. Jazz aficionados may have been expecting merely an opportunity to cross Herbie Hancock off their bucket lists, but what they got was much more than ...
Posted on 21 October 2017 | 11:57 am
Herbie Hancock riffs on the 'ethics of jazz'
Wisconsin GazetteHerbie Hancock riffs on the 'ethics of jazz'Wisconsin GazetteAsk award-winning jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock to define the essence of his art form and he hesitates. He's asked the question a lot, he says, but his answer is not always fully understood. “Jazz challenges its players in the moment, and ...
Posted on 19 October 2017 | 8:42 am
Herbie Hancock's musical journey continues -
Charleston City PaperHerbie Hancock's musical journey continuesCharleston City PaperOne can put on Miles Smiles or E.S.P. or any of the stellar mid-1960s albums by the Miles Davis Quintet, and hear the sparks fly from the meeting between a veteran bandleader and a young, hungry group of players (Hancock, saxophonist Wayne Shorter, ...
Posted on 18 October 2017 | 1:01 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