Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock Biography

American pianist, keyboardist, composer, band leader.

Born 12 April 1940 in Chicago, Illinois.

Hancock is one of the best known modern jazz composers, creator of “Watermelon Man” (which has been a reference point throughout his career), “Maiden Voyage”, “Dolphin Dance”, right through to the dance grooves of “Rockit”. Hancock also has the distinction of having made the largest-selling jazz record of all time in “Head Hunters”.

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