Jazz legend Herbie Hancock to perform his standards in new ways at the Esplanade on Sept 9
Jazz legend Herbie Hancock has done a variety of genres, from funk to avant-garde to pop-jazz hybrids, and popularised record-scratching
Published on Sep 4, 2014 6:23 PM
It was the early 1960s. Herbie Hancock was a young, upcoming pianist in the jazz world playing at a concert for trumpet legend Miles Davis.
"The band had the audience in our pocket, so to speak, and they were on the edge of their seats, really excited," recalls Hancock, 74.
"And then right in the middle of Miles' solo, I played a chord that was really, really wrong, really bad, and I thought I destroyed everything."
Davis' reaction caught him off guard.
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MOSAIC MUSIC SERIES HERBIE HANCOCK
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall
When: Tuesday, 7.30pm
Admission: $48, $88, $128 and $158 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)