I don’t look at music from the standpoint of being a musician; I look at it from the standpoint of being a human being.
It’s not exclusive, but inclusive, which is the whole spirit of jazz.
Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music. Throughout his explorations, he has transcended limitations and genres while still maintaining his unique, unmistakable voice.
April 12: Herbie Hancock was born in 1940 – Happy 75th birthday!
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At its heart, jazz thrives on bold, sensitive interaction in the moment, and Live in Europe 1967 represents the pinnacle of that practice.
~Hank Shteamer (pitchfork.com)
This famous bootleg DVD was finally released as part of LIVE in Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1
Miles Davis second great quitet:
- Bass – Ron Carter
- Drums – Tony Williams
- Piano – Herbie Hancock
- Saxophone [Tenor] – Wayne Shorter
- Trumpet – Miles Davis
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