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Herbie Hancock

p, key, *1940 US, Chicago
Musician / Composer of Jazz and Soul
A.k.a. Herbert Jeffrey Hancock Mwandishi Ronnie Clark

American pianist, keyboardist, composer, band leader. Born 12 April 1940 in Chicago, Illinois. Hancock is one of the best known modern jazz composers, creator of “Watermelon Man” (which has been a reference point throughout his career), “Maiden Voyage”, “Dolphin Dance”, right through to the dance grooves of “Rockit”. Hancock also has the distinction of having made the largest-selling jazz record of all time in “Head Hunters”.

  • Piano
  • Keyboards
  • Electric piano
  • Clavinet
  • Jazz
  • Soul
  • Electronic
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Alone And I - 2007 Digital Remaster on Takin' Off by Herbie Hancock
Cantaloupe Island - 1999 Digital Remaster;Rudy Van Gelder Edition on Empyrean Isles by Herbie Hancock
Maiden Voyage on Maiden Voyage by Herbie Hancock
Chameleon on Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock
Watermelon Man on Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock
Dolphin Dance on Maiden Voyage by Herbie Hancock
Doin' It on Secrets by Herbie Hancock
Rockit on Future Shock by Herbie Hancock
I Thought It Was You on Sunlight by Herbie Hancock
I Have A Dream - 2000 Digital Remaster on The Prisoner by Herbie Hancock

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Live In Boston November 13, 1973 WBCNHerbie Hancock2016Album
Live In Chicago 77Herbie Hancock2016Album
Sunlight & Feets Don't Fail Me NowHerbie Hancock2016Compil.
Bread & Roses (The 1978 Folk Festival Broadcast)Joni Mitchell & Herbie Hancock2015Album
Live At The Boston Jazz WorkshopHerbie Hancock2015Album
Empyrean Isles / Maiden VoyageHerbie Hancock2015Album
Bread And Roses Festival 1978Joni Mitchell, Herbie Hancock, GZ Media2015Album
Omaha Civic Auditorium, 17th November 1975Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters2015Album
Twilight Clone / Just Around The CornerHerbie Hancock2014Single
Rarities SamplerHerbie Hancock2013Compil.
The Complete Columbia Album Collection 1972 - 1988Herbie Hancock2013Album
All Time BestHerbie Hancock2013Compil.
My Point Of View / Empyrean Isles / Maiden Voyage / Speak Like A ChildHerbie Hancock2011Album
Don't Give UpHerbie Hancock2010Single
In TokyoHerbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland, Brian Blade2010Album
Under Tokyo SkiesHerbie Hancock, Milton Nascimento2010Album
Watermelon ManHerbie Hancock2010Single
The Imagine ProjectHerbie Hancock2010Album
Giganci Jazzu 13Herbie Hancock2010Compil.
Best Of 3CDHerbie Hancock2009Compil.
Watermelon Man (Tokyo 2005)Herbie Hancock 's The Headhunters2008Album
Bring Down The BirdsHerbie Hancock2008Single
Herbie Hancock & The New Standard Allstars In JapanHerbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, John Scofield, Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Don Alias2008Album
The CollectionHerbie Hancock2008Compil.
Playlist: The Very Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock2008Compil.
Then And Now: The Definitive Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock2008Compil.
Saturday Night / Esperitu LibreHerbie Hancock / Mongo Santamaria2007Album
The Finest In JazzHerbie Hancock2007Compil.
The Essential Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock2007Compil.
Rock Your SoulHerbie Hancock2007Compil.
Coleção Folha Classicos Do Jazz Vol. 2Herbie Hancock2007Compil.
River: The Joni LettersHerbie Hancock2007Album
Herbie Hancock AnthologyHerbie Hancock2006Compil.
Rock It (2006 Remix)Herbie Hancock2006Single
PossibilitiesHerbie Hancock2006Album
Jazz To FunkHerbie Hancock2006Compil.
Live VoyageHerbie Hancock2006Album
Great SessionsHerbie Hancock2006Album
The Essential Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock2006Compil.
PossibilitiesHerbie Hancock2005Album
RockitHerbie Hancock2004Compil.
Jazz Moods - 'Round MidnightHerbie Hancock2004Compil.
Classic Herbie Hancock Productions Vol. 1Herbie Hancock2004Compil.
Herbie Hancock SpecialHerbie Hancock With Bobby McFerrin And Michael Brecker2004Album
Speak Like A Child / The PrisonerHerbie Hancock2003Compil.
Dr JazzHerbie Hancock2003Compil.
The Herbie Hancock BoxHerbie Hancock2002Compil.
Day DreamsHerbie Hancock2002Compil.
Soul PowerHerbie Hancock2002Compil.
Future 2 Future - LiveHerbie Hancock2002Album
Directions In Music - Live At Massey HallHerbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Roy Hargrove2002Album
In Concert: Recorded Live At The 1990 Mellon Jazz FestivalJack DeJohnette, Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock, Dave Holland, Ted Kurland Associates2002Album
Rockit 2.002Herbie Hancock2002Single
Future 2 FutureHerbie Hancock2001Album
All That Jazz - The Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock2001Compil.
The Jazz Channel Presents Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock2001Album
SixtusPeter Johanneson Featuring Herbie Hancock2001Album
A Tribute To...Herbie Hancock2001Album
The Good PartHerbie Hancock2001Album
The EssenceHerbie Hancock2001Album
Out Of This WorldHerbie Hancock With Pepper Adams Donald Byrd Quintet2000Album
The Best Of Herbie Hancock - The Hits!Herbie Hancock2000Compil.
I Will Be Your Friend (Remix) / Rock It! (Remix)Sade / Herbie Hancock2000Album
Ken Burns JazzHerbie Hancock2000Compil.
Jammin' With HerbieHerbie Hancock1999Compil.
Night WalkerHerbie Hancock1999Compil.
Dancin' GroovesHerbie Hancock1999Compil.
The Complete Blue Note Sixties SessionsHerbie Hancock1998Album
Gershwin's WorldHerbie Hancock1998Album
Mr. FunkHerbie Hancock1998Compil.
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1998Compil.
Jazz Profile: Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1997Compil.
1+1Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter1997Album
The New StandardHerbie Hancock1996Album
Selections From The New StandardHerbie Hancock1996Album
Jazz & Blues CollectionHerbie Hancock1996Compil.
Dance SinglesHerbie Hancock1995Compil.
Sextant / SecretsHerbie Hancock1995Compil.
Zebra FlavorHerbie Hancock1995Compil.
Jammin' With HerbieHerbie Hancock1995Album
Call It '95Herbie Hancock1995Album
Dis Is Da Drum / Call It '95Herbie Hancock1995Album
Dis Is Da Drum SamplerHerbie Hancock1995Single
The OriginalsHerbie Hancock1995Album
ToysHerbie Hancock1994Album
Dis Is Da DrumHerbie Hancock1994Album
Call It '94Herbie Hancock1994Album
My Point Of ViewHerbie Hancock1994Album
Mwandishi - The Complete Warner Bros. RecordingsHerbie Hancock1994Compil.
A Tribute To MilesHerbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter1994Album
Cantaloupe IslandHerbie Hancock1994Compil.
The EggHerbie Hancock1993Album
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1993Compil.
Al Di Meola - Herbie HancockAl Di Meola - Herbie Hancock1992Compil.
The Best Of Herbie Hancock Vol. 2Herbie Hancock1992Compil.
Hurricane!Herbie Hancock Trio : Herbie Hancock With Ron Carter & Billy Cobham1992Album
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1991Compil.
The SorcererHerbie Hancock1991Compil.
A Jazz CollectionHerbie Hancock1991Compil.
The Very Best OfHerbie Hancock1991Compil.
Rockit / You Bet Your Love / I Thought It Was YouHerbie Hancock1990Single
Summer CoolerRandy Brecker, Okay Temiz, Michał Urbaniak, Yana Purim And Herbie Hancock1990Compil.
All The Things You Are (1963-1964)Sonny Rollins With Coleman Hawkins, Herbie Hancock1990Compil.
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1989Compil.
Feets Don't Fail Me Now / Future ShockHerbie Hancock1989Compil.
UntitledMahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock1989Compil.
The QuintetHerbie Hancock1989Album
The Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1989Compil.
Beat WiseHerbie Hancock1988Album
Vibe AliveHerbie Hancock1988Single
Paris, FranceMiles Davis, Anthony Williams, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock1988Album
Perfect MachineHerbie Hancock1988Album
The Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1988Compil.
Live 3 Ways / Parallel Realities LiveJohn Scofield + Jack DeJohnette & Herbie Hancock & Dave Holland & Pat Metheny1987Album
NightwindMike Lawrence With Herbie Hancock, Bob James1987Album
Rockit / Mega MixHerbie Hancock1987Album
Harvest TimeYana Purim W/ Special Guest Herbie Hancock1987Album
Jazz AfricaHerbie Hancock, Foday Musa Suso, Aiyb Dieng, Armando Peraza, Adam Rudolph, Joe Thomas, Hamid Drake, Abdul Hakeem1987Album
Round Midnight - Original Motion Picture SoundtrackHerbie Hancock1986Album
Rock It / Future ShockHerbie Hancock1986Album
Round Midnight / Chan's Song (Never Said)Herbie Hancock1986Single
Round Midnight / How Long Has This Been Gong On?Herbie Hancock1986Single
Village LifeHerbie Hancock & Foday Musa Suso1985Album
The Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1985Compil.
Hot & HeavyHerbie Hancock1984Album
Mega-MixHerbie Hancock1984Single
HardrockHerbie Hancock1984Single
Club Tropicana / RockitWham! / Herbie Hancock1984Single
Great Arrangers And ComposersDon Redman, Billy Strayhorn, Mel Lewis, Herbie Hancock1984Compil.
Hardrock / WarriorHerbie Hancock / Scandal Featuring Patty Smyth1984Album
People Are ChangingHerbie Hancock1984Single
Metal Beat / KarabaliHerbie Hancock1984Album
Sound-SystemHerbie Hancock1984Album
Live In JapanHerbie Hancock, The Rockit Band1984Album
Herbie Hancock And The Rockit BandHerbie Hancock And The Rockit Band1984Album
UntitledHerbie Hancock1983Album
Future ShockHerbie Hancock1983Single
The Groove / Rock It / Give It UpRodney Franklin / Herbie Hancock / KC1983Album
RockitHerbie Hancock1983Single
Rock It (Short Version) / Un' Automobile Di Trent' AnniHerbie Hancock1983Single
Future ShockHerbie Hancock1983Album
AutodriveHerbie Hancock1983Single
Special EditionHerbie Hancock1983Album
QuartetHerbie Hancock1982Album
The Fun TracksHerbie Hancock1982Single
The Bomb (Disco Sampler)Herbie Hancock1982Album
Lite Me UpHerbie Hancock1982Album
Lite Me UpHerbie Hancock1982Album
Gettin' To The Good Part / The Fun TracksHerbie Hancock1982Album
Lite Me Up / Satisfied With LoveHerbie Hancock1982Single
ParadiseHerbie Hancock1982Single
Magic NumberHerbie Hancock1981Album
Magic WindowsHerbie Hancock1981Album
Everybody's BrokeHerbie Hancock1981Album
Making LoveHerbie Hancock1980Single
A Night With Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1980Album
Hancock AlleyHerbie Hancock1980Album
Go For ItHerbie Hancock1980Single
MonsterHerbie Hancock1980Album
Just Around The CornerHerbie Hancock1980Single
Mr. HandsHerbie Hancock1980Album
Don't Hold It In / It All Comes RoundHerbie Hancock1980Single
It All Comes RoundHerbie Hancock1980Album
Stars In Your EyesHerbie Hancock1980Album
Saturday Night / Making LoveHerbie Hancock1980Album
You Bet Your Love / Ready Or NotHerbie Hancock1979Album
ButterflyKimiko Kasai With Herbie Hancock1979Album
An Evening With Chick Corea And Herbie HancockChick Corea / Herbie Hancock1979Album
The Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1979Compil.
DirectstepHerbie Hancock1979Album
Feets Don't Fail Me NowHerbie Hancock1979Album
Tell EverybodyHerbie Hancock1979Single
Ready Or Not / Trust MeHerbie Hancock1979Single
Knee Deep / Doin' ItHerbie Hancock1979Album
Herbie Hancock Demonstrates The Rhodes PianoHerbie Hancock1979Album
Doin' It / Honey From The JarHerbie Hancock1979Single
The PianoHerbie Hancock1979Album
Herbie Hancock And Chick CoreaHerbie Hancock And Chick Corea1978Album
An Evening With Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea In ConcertHerbie Hancock & Chick Corea1978Album
An Evening With Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea- Special Radio EditionHerbie Hancock & Chick Corea1978Album
Sunlight / Come Running To MeHerbie Hancock1978Single
SunlightHerbie Hancock1978Album
Gum-Bichromate: An Adaptable AntiqueChick Corea With Herbie Hancock1978Album
I Thought It Was YouHerbie Hancock1978Single
One Tuesday In New YorkTakashi Mizuhashi, Herbie Hancock, Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd.1977Album
Nightbird & Company with Alison SteeleHerbie Hancock1977Compil.
SpiderHerbie Hancock1977Single
V.S.O.P. - Tour Narrative Special Limited Edition For RadioHerbie Hancock1977Album
V.S.O.P.Herbie Hancock1977Album
SecretsHerbie Hancock1976Album
Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, McCoy TynerChick Corea / Herbie Hancock / Keith Jarrett / McCoy Tyner1976Compil.
Doin' It / People MusicHerbie Hancock1976Single
Doin' It / Together (Whatever)Herbie Hancock1976Album
Hang Up Your Hang Ups / Sun TouchHerbie Hancock1975Single
Man-ChildHerbie Hancock1975Album
ToysHerbie Hancock1975Compil.
Devil May Care / Spank-A-LeeMiles Davis / Herbie Hancock1975Single
FloodHerbie Hancock1975Album
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1975Compil.
Chameleon / Vein MelterHerbie Hancock1974Single
Spank-A-Lee / Actual ProofHerbie Hancock1974Single
DedicationHerbie Hancock1974Album
Palm Grease / ButterflyHerbie Hancock1974Single
Treasure ChestHerbie Hancock1974Compil.
Death Wish (Original Soundtrack Recording)Herbie Hancock1974Album
ThrustHerbie Hancock1974Album
SextantHerbie Hancock1973Album
Head HuntersHerbie Hancock1973Album
SextantHerbie Hancock1973Album
Watermelon Man / SlyHerbie Hancock1973Single
The Spook Who Sat By The DoorHerbie Hancock1973Album
The Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1973Compil.
CrossingsHerbie Hancock1972Single
CrossingsHerbie Hancock1972Album
MwandishiHerbie Hancock1971Album
An Interview With Herbie HancockLes Carter, Herbie Hancock1971Album
Fat MamaHerbie Hancock1970Single
Jammin' With Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1970Album
The PrisonerHerbie Hancock1969Album
Fat Albert RotundaHerbie Hancock1969Album
Watermelon ManHerbie Hancock1968Single
Speak Like A ChildHerbie Hancock1968Album
Hear, O Israel - A Concert Service In JazzHerbie Hancock1968Album
Maiden VoyageHerbie Hancock1966Album
Blow-UpHerbie Hancock1966Single
Blow-Up (The Original Sound Track Album)Herbie Hancock1966Album
Empyrean IslesHerbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter, Anthony Williams1964Album
Blind Man, Blind ManHerbie Hancock1964Single
Inventions And DimensionsHerbie Hancock1964Album
My Point Of ViewHerbie Hancock1963Album
Takin' OffHerbie Hancock1962Album
Herbie Hancock With Jaco PastoriusHerbie HancockAlbum
TracesHerbie HancockAlbum
The Blow Up Extra-SessionsHerbie HancockCompil.
Best SelectionHerbie HancockCompil.
Herbie Hancock Часть 1-2Herbie HancockAlbum
The Best Of Herbie Hancock In The 60's (Record One Of Two-Record Set)Herbie HancockCompil.
Sexual Healing / RockitMarvin Gaye / Herbie HancockAlbum
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