Herbie Hancock Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Jazz as a languageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | ABC News

    ... Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album for Past Present and has played and collaborated with Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, John Mayer, and many others. Has worked with Katie Noonan and elixir, Rickie-Lee Jones, Tim Berne, George Garzone, and more. He ...

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  2. International Jazz Day proves to be a global movementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... is often home to planned and spontaneous cultural events and activities. Joined by UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock and International Rescue Committee President David Miliband, Director-General Bokova spoke to the important roll jazz can ...

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  3. Jazz Musician and Comedic Rapper 'McChicken' May Be Richmond's Frank ZappaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Style Weekly

    ... Devil's Workshop Big Band. But in the end he'd like to have it both ways: Be the harmonically imaginative, Herbie Hancock-inspired keyboard player and play the comically slimy, trap-inspired McChicken. "Frank Zappa is a good example of the genre I'm ...

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  4. Milwaukee hip-hop trio AUTOMaticRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    ... the fall. During the interview portion, AUTOMatic mentioned several times the great influence musicians like Herbie Hancock had upon their own creative output. Fittingly, AUTOMatic chose to feature "Come Running to Me" from Herbie Hancock (from his ...

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  5. Max Graef - The Yard Work Simulator Album ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    ... All of this cataloguing reaches an apex on the title track, a sort of Cosmic jazz hipstergasm that might have Herbie Hancock checking back through his own discography to make sure it wasn't all him in the sunlight, 1972. Look, this record isn't ...

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  6. President Obama celebrates jazz at the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    First lady Michelle Obama acknowledges musician Herbie Hancock as she speaks to high school students from across the Washington D.C. area in State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 29, 2016, as part of the International Jazz Day celebration. less First lady Michelle Obama acknowledges musician Herbie Hancock as she speaks to high school students from across the Washington D.C. area in State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 29, ... more First lady Michelle Obama speaks to high school students from across the Washington D.C. area in State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 29, 2016, as part of the International Jazz Day celebration.

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  7. Aretha Franklin Performs 'Purple Rain' at the White HouseRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | Spin

    ... Global Concert, held in honor of International Jazz Day (April 30). Franklin was amongst the likes of Herbie Hancock, Esperanza Spalding, and Sting, but she easily stood out. The legend performed a truncated but transcendent rendition of " Purple ...

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  8. Aretha Franklin Performs Powerful Cover Of Prince's 'Purple Rain'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Switched

    Nearly two weeks since the music icon's untimely passing , on Friday evening Aretha Franklin and renowned pianist and composer Herbie Hancock celebrated his legacy during this year's annual " Jazz At The White House " All-Star global concert event. Prior to the powerful tribute performance--which also included musicians Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Ben Williams, Terri Lyne Carrington, and rapper Rapsody--Hancock reflected on the music pioneer's impact on music history.

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  9. Aretha Franklin Brings Her Timeless Soul To Cover Prince's 'Purple Rain'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | KOST-FM Glendale

    International Jazz Day went down on Saturday and President Barack Obama and the White House celebrated the festivity with a mega-concert, which included legends like Wayne Shorter , Herbie Hancock and John McLaughlin . In honor of Prince 's untimely death, the special also included a cover of "Purple Rain" from the one and only Aretha Franklin .

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  10. Artha Franklin: Sings Purple Rain at White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | 95.5 3WS

    President Barack Obama and the White House celebrated International Jazz Day on Saturday night with an all-star concert that featured artists including Herbie Hancock , Aretha Franklin , Sting and Esperanza Spalding . During the 90-minute event, Franklin sang a portion of Prince 's "Purple Rain" with the jazz greats involved.

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  11. Aretha Franklin pays tribute to Prince with her cover of "Purple Rain"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Aretha Franklin has paid tribute to Prince by performing a cover of 'Purple Rain' at the White House, NME reports. The soul singer celebrated International Jazz Day yesterday by taking part in an all-star concert that featured performances from the likes of Herbie Hancock and Sting.

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  12. Aretha Franklin Covers "Purple Rain" At White House Jazz CelebrationRead the original story

    May 1, 2016 | Vibe

    ... President Obama said during his opening remarks. Following his speech, jazz legends like Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin and Chick Corea, and singers Sting, and Esperanza Spalding, took the stage for memorable performances. Aretha ...

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  13. International Jazz Day gets a U.S. Congressional send-off on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... is Washington, DC, the capital of the United States. UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and legendary jazz great, Herbie Hancock, who brought the idea of International Jazz Day to UNESCO, said this annual event brings a special message to the world. ...

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  14. Israeli jazz taking giant steps as talent returns home after developing overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The China Post

    When saxophonist Eli Degibri left Israel at the age of 18 to study jazz at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, he knew he'd come back home one day. It took 15 years, which included playing with jazz greats like Herbie Hancock and Al Foster in New York, where he also led combos and recorded albums, before the time was right.

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  15. Watch Aretha Franklin pay tribute to Prince with her cover of Purple RainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | NME

    Aretha Franklin has paid tribute to Prince by performing a cover of 'Purple Rain' at the White House. The soul singer celebrated International Jazz Day yesterday by taking part in an all-star concert that featured performances from the likes of Herbie Hancock and Sting.

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  16. Westport collegian wins second national DownBeat magazine awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... in 2015 for his six-minute big band arrangement “Once Upon a Time,” which was inspired by Herbie Hancock's “Tell Me a Bedtime Story.” He is only the second individual Lawrence student to win consecutive SMAs among the ...

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  17. Lehigh Valley Farm Fest, Nazareth Jazz Fest successful despite weather, other obstaclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | The Morning Call

    ... running late. By then Drivetime had already performed seven songs, opening with a funky guitar-sax combo on a Herbie Hancock cover, then mining its new CD, "California Dreamin'," which percussionist/frontman Bernie Capodici said had hit the Top 25 ...

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  18. D.C. celebrates International Jazz DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Herbie Hancock's fingers danced over the keys like they were on fire, tickling the fancies of those in Dupont Circle who braved the chilly weather to celebrate the opening ceremony of the fifth International Jazz Day. For the first time, D.C. served as the Global Host City of an event meant to bring people all over the world together.

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  19. International Jazz Day: Global Concert 2016 at the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Global Giants

    ... UNESCO. Pianists: Joey Alexander, John Beasley (Music Director), Kris Bowers, Chick Corea, Robert Glasper, Herbie Hancock, Danilo Perez and Chucho Valdes; Washington, D.C. is the birthplace of the great jazz pianist and bandleader Duke Ellington, ...

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  20. Obama hosts concert, turns White House into 'Blues House'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | The China Post

    Musicians including Herbie Hancock, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Aretha Franklin and Hugh Masekela joined U.S. President Barack Obama for a special concert to celebrate International Jazz Day. "Tonight, we are turning this place into the Blues House.

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