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Herbie Hancock's memoir recalls a creative life and all that jazz
Herbie Hancock's memoir recalls a creative life and all that jazz

Herbie Hancock has had the kind of career that's unlikely to ever be duplicated. Appearing on landmark recordings with Miles Davis as well as his own band in the 1960s, Hancock memorably scaled to even greater fame while fusing jazz and funk with the Headhunters in the '70s and becoming the first crossover hip-hop artist in the early '80s with the Grammy-winning "Rockit." It's a life marked by sonic evolution and a restless, even relentless drive toward creative expression that remains undiminished, as indicated by a recent turn on the new album by L.A.'s innovative electro jazz-fusion beatmaker Flying Lotus. The sort of life that generates fascinating...

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