Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock

Highest Rated: 100% Round Midnight (1986)

Lowest Rated: 30% Herbie Hancock: Possibilities (2006)

Birthday: Apr 12, 1940

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

One of modern jazz music's true game-changers, pianist, composer and bandleader Herbie Hancock continually helped to redefine the genre by embracing a broad variety of styles and new technology, while still retaining his traditional roots. A former child prodigy, Hancock evolved into a first-rate adult musician when he became both an integral member of Miles Davis' Second Great Quintet and a key signing of the Blue Note label, where he recorded dozens of sessions as a sideman and a string of influential solo LPs which pioneered the post-bop style. Hancock went onto form several of his own forward-thinking backing bands, release a ground-breaking trilogy which introduced the jazz world to synths, and cross over to the MTV generation with a number of pop-oriented hits and attention-grabbing videos. Hancock maintained his impossible-to-pigeonhole reputation throughout the 80s and 90s by tackling everything from Oscar-winning film scores to the standards of Ira and George Gershwin. But it was in the 21st Century where he achieved his commercial peak thanks to various high-profile collaborative records and an Album of the Year Grammy-winning tribute to Joni Mitchell.

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Filmography

Movies

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95% No Score Yet Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes Unknown (Character) - 2018
47% 53% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Defence Minister (Character) $40.4M 2017
No Score Yet 77% Jaco Unknown (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marcus Unknown (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charles Lloyd: Arrows Into Infinity Unknown (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Amazon Gold Narrator - 2012
No Score Yet 79% On the Shoulders of Giants Original Music - 2010
30% 59% Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Original Music $1.8K 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz Unknown (Character) - 1997
100% 89% Round Midnight Eddie Wayne (Character) $2.7M 1986
88% 84% Blow-Up Original Music - 1966

TV

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No Score Yet No Score Yet Poetry in America Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Austin City Limits Music Performer 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Great Performances Music Performer 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tavis Smiley Guest 2014-2015
No Score Yet 85% Riley's World Catfish Willie Slim (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet 52% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Music Performer 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS This Morning Guest 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Music Performer 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Music Performer 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS News Sunday Morning Guest 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saturday Night Live Music Performer 1984

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