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Kirsten  (kmcripn) Herbie Hancock is best known as a jazz artist. But his music spans genres as well as decades. He was a child piano prodigy, performing a Mozart concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra when he was 11 years old. As a young man, he was invited to join the Miles Davis Quintet-and his career took off. He began winning Grammy awards— he has earned 14 to date—and he won an Oscar for his musical score for the movie “Round Midnight.” In a new memoir, the 74-year-old Hancock talks about his life and his music, and how Buddhism has guided him along the way.

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Kirsten  (kmcripn) Featured Clip: What "Rock It" Meant To Hip Hop
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANJdx...

Joining us via skype from New York, Herbie Hancock talked about what winning five 1984 MTV music awards for “Rock It” meant to the Hip Hop Genre.

Featured Video: Round Midnight
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwFrx...

More than being a great musician, Herbie Hancock is also known for being a great performer.

His career took off with the Miles Davis Quintet, with hits like “‘Round Midnight.'”

Featured Video: Rock It
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHhD4...

He went on to strike out on his own with hits like “Rock It” (below).

Featured Clip: Hancock With The LA Philharmonic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3XYG...

Herbie Hancock is not just known for jazz. He started as a classical pianist and continues to perform in the genre, as in this video with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.


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