Articles tagged herbie hancock

Herbie Hancock at Canon Pixma Pro-1 Launch: 26 October 2011

Canon's "Exactly as you envisioned" event hosts Herbie Hancock and introduces the new Pixma Pro-1 printer.

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A Stormy Playlist: 10 Songs for Before, During, and After the Summer Storms

If we are going to learn to grin and bear this year's enhanced, prolonged stormy activity, we need an equally stormy playlist to accompany the thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, and whatever other maladies Mother Nature might throw our way during this summer season

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On TV This Week: Paul McCartney and the PBS Special with a Long Title

As a fan of both Paul McCartney and the Beatles, I heard quite a bit about this special, and had low expectations. The event seemed focus too much on itself and its guests instead of the real reason they were there.

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Herbie Hancock - The Imagine Project (new album / stream)

For almost five decades, Herbie Hancock has provided listeners with a wide variety of traditional and experimental jazz records. With 46 studio albums, 12 Grammy Awards (including

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Talking About Jazz (Again) and Appreciating Wayne Shorter

Wayne Shorter is the authentic item that aficionados savor, but whom virtually anyone with unpolluted ears can immediately appreciate.

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Five Guys or, the Greatest Band of All Time (No, Really)

Aside from John Coltrane's classic quartet, there is no jazz band that can hold a candle to the second Miles Davis quintet.

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28 Jul 2009 // 4:42 AM

The walls separating jazz, classical and pop music have been weakening for years, but they’re about to be dealt another blow. For when a

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Herbie Hancock: Old School American Idol

Herbie Hancock Is Cooler Than Us And He Always Has Been

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Herbie Hancock (Episode 10)

“I’m interested in human beings,” Herbie Hancock tells Elvis Costello on tonight’s episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With… (airing Wednesdays at 9pm EST/

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Live from Abbey Road - Episode 10

On episode 10 of Live from Abbey Road (Sundance Channel, Thursday, August 21st at 10 p.m. Eastern and Pacific), the Subways discuss how the three-piece dynamic

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5 Jun 2008 // 10:00 PM

Lionel Loueke: Karibu

The African guitarist makes an evocative and quietly exciting date for Blue Note.

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12 Feb 2008 // 12:07 AM

Hancock win latest in right artist, wrong year category

With his Grammy Award for album of the year Sunday, Herbie Hancock joins a long list of venerated musicians who have won music’s biggest

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Various Artists: Now We Are Ten

The ten-year celebration of one-man label Trunk contains some of the prettiest, funniest, and strangest sounds you will ever hear.

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Joe Henderson: Power to the People

A lost hint of jazz-rock fusion from one of jazz's finest straight post-bop players.

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The Best Jazz of 2007

In spite of the perception of jazz as an increasingly niche market, the year's best show a style of music that remains ever youthful in its exploration of new territories, expanding its diversity and range of expression.

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3 Oct 2007 // 10:00 PM

Herbie Hancock: River

The great jazz pianist, with Wayne Shorter at his elbow and a list of sympathetic guest singers, makes a stunning Joni Mitchell tribute.

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At 67, Herbie Hancock hasn’t lost a bit of his go-for-broke attitude

"Miles wanted to hear me. That set me free."

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Herbie Hancock: The Essential Herbie Hancock

A career retrospective of the great jazz pianist and popsmith spanning four decades, seven labels and as many styles.

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	Herbie Hancock: Possibilities

A largely forgettable set of pop duets that could be interpreted as a regrettable sell-out move if it actually had any commercial potential. Hancock's Starbucks album yawns toward blandness.

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	Herbie Hancock: Speak Like a Child

This is every bit a product of the sea-changes in jazz at the time, a melancholy and affecting snapshot of a fading era.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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