The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time.
In Herbie Hancock legendary jazz musician and composer Herbie Hancock reflects on a thriving career that has spanned seven decades. A true innovator, Hancock has had an enormous influence on both acoustic and electric jazz, R&B and hip-hop, with his ongoing exploration of different musical genres, garnering 14 Grammy Awards along the way.
From his beginnings as a child prodigy to his work in Miles Davis's second great quintet; from his innovations as the leader of his own groundbreaking sextet to his collaborations with everyone from Wayne Shorter to Joni Mitchell and Stevie Wonder; Herbie Hancock reveals the method behind Hancock's undeniable musical genius.
Hancock discusses his musical influences, colorful behind-the-scenes stories, his long and happy marriage, and how Buddhism inspires him creatively and personally. Honest, enlightening, and as electrifyingly vital as the man who wrote it, Herbie Hancock promises to be an invaluable contribution to jazz literature and a must-read for fans and music lovers.
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Herbie and Lisa hit a hOMe run with this suberb audio book
Herbie takes you on a personal intimate adventure into the world of historic Jazz and invites you to participate in his journey. From a child to present, the listener joins him in his incredible Maiden Voyage into history, wisdom, honesty, and truth. Herbie's voice takes on the character of Miles, Alfred Lions, etc… you feel that you are present in the dynamic story, and along the way he imparts to you deep musical concepts (gems of musical wisdom). Herbie speaks of his incredible sister Jean and his supporting family. Opens you up to Buddhist practices and invites you to take a higher, spiritual road in life. This audiobook is beyond great, it affects your life and becomes a part of you.