Herbie Hancock

Now in the sixth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: at the forefront of world culture, technology, business and music. A legendary pianist and composer, he has been an integral part of every popular music movement since the 1960s.

A member of the groundbreaking Miles Davis Quintet, Hancock developed new approaches on his own recordings as well. His record-breaking 1973 album “Headhunters” combines electric jazz with funk and rock in an innovative style that continues to influence contemporary music, while 1983’s “Future Shock” marked his foray into electronic dance sounds. Hancock continued to work in an acoustic setting with the V.S.O.P. Quintet featuring ex-bandmates Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter and Tony Williams.