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Herbie Hancock

p, key, *1940 US, Chicago
Musician / Composer of Jazz
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
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Cantaloupe Island - Remastered 1999/Rudy Van Gelder Edition on Empyrean Isles by Herbie Hancock
Watermelon Man on Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock
Doin' It on Secrets by Herbie Hancock
Chameleon on Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock
Maiden Voyage - Remastered 1999/Rudy Van Gelder Edition on Maiden Voyage by Herbie Hancock
Rockit on Future Shock by Herbie Hancock
Dolphin Dance - Remastered 1999/Rudy Van Gelder Edition on Maiden Voyage by Herbie Hancock
Watermelon Man on Takin' Off by Herbie Hancock
Don't Give Up (feat. P!Nk & John Legend) on The Imagine Project by Herbie Hancock
Alone And I - Remastered 2004 on Takin' Off by Herbie Hancock

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
VSOP II Tokyo 1983Herbie Hancock2017Album
Groovin'Grant Green, Herbie Hancock, Lee Morgan, Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, Jimmy McGriff, Horace Silver, Duke Pearson2017Compil.
Stars In Your EyesHerbie Hancock, Prime Direct Distribution2017Single
Live In Chicago 77Herbie Hancock2016Album
5 Original AlbumsHerbie Hancock2016Compil.
Thrust / Man-Child / SecretsHerbie Hancock2016Compil.
ToysHerbie Hancock2016Compil.
Live In Boston November 13, 1973 WBCNHerbie Hancock2016Album
Sunlight & Feets Don't Fail Me NowHerbie Hancock2016Compil.
Live At The Boston Jazz WorkshopHerbie Hancock2015Album
Bread & Roses (The 1978 Folk Festival Broadcast)Joni Mitchell & Herbie Hancock2015Album
Omaha Civic Auditorium, 17th November 1975Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters2015Album
The Blue Note AlbumsHerbie Hancock2015Album
Empyrean Isles / Maiden VoyageHerbie Hancock2015Album
The Warner Bros. Years (1969-1972)Herbie Hancock2014Album
Twilight Clone / Just Around The CornerHerbie Hancock2014Single
Toots - Heart & SoulToots Thielemans Featuring Herbie Hancock, Dick Hyman, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ron Carter Plus Tony Mottola2014Compil.
All Time BestHerbie Hancock2013Compil.
Rarities SamplerHerbie Hancock2013Compil.
The Complete Columbia Album Collection 1972 - 1988Herbie Hancock2013Album
My Point Of View / Empyrean Isles / Maiden Voyage / Speak Like A ChildHerbie Hancock2011Album
The Imagine ProjectHerbie Hancock2010Album
Under Tokyo SkiesHerbie Hancock, Milton Nascimento2010Album
Don't Give UpHerbie Hancock2010Single
In TokyoHerbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland, Brian Blade2010Album
Watermelon Man - The Ultimate Hancock!Herbie Hancock2010Compil.
Watermelon ManHerbie Hancock2010Single
Giganci Jazzu 13Herbie Hancock2010Compil.
Best Of 3CDHerbie Hancock2009Compil.
Herbie Hancock & The New Standard Allstars In JapanHerbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, John Scofield, Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Don Alias2008Album
Playlist: The Very Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock2008Compil.
Watermelon Man (Tokyo 2005)Herbie Hancock 's The Headhunters2008Album
The CollectionHerbie Hancock2008Compil.
Bring Down The BirdsHerbie Hancock2008Single
Then And Now: The Definitive Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock2008Compil.
Saturday Night / Esperitu LibreHerbie Hancock / Mongo Santamaria2007Album
Rock Your SoulHerbie Hancock2007Compil.
The Finest In JazzHerbie Hancock2007Compil.
Coleção Folha Clássicos Do Jazz 2Herbie Hancock2007Compil.
The Essential Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock2007Compil.
River: The Joni LettersHerbie Hancock2007Album
River - The Joni LettersHerbie Hancock2007Album
The Essential Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock2006Compil.
And Friends...Herbie Hancock2006Album
Great SessionsHerbie Hancock2006Album
Herbie Hancock AnthologyHerbie Hancock2006Compil.
Rock It (2006 Remix)Herbie Hancock2006Single
Jazz To FunkHerbie Hancock2006Compil.
PossibilitiesHerbie Hancock2006Album
PossibilitiesHerbie Hancock2005Album
Herbie Hancock SpecialHerbie Hancock With Bobby McFerrin And Michael Brecker2004Album
La Collection - RTL JazzHerbie Hancock2004Compil.
MP3 Collection CD 1Herbie Hancock2004Compil.
Portrait Of Bill EvansEliane Elias, Dave Grusin, Herbie Hancock, Bob James, Brad Mehldau, Victor Company Of Japan, Ltd.2004Album
RockitHerbie Hancock2004Compil.
Jazz Moods - 'Round MidnightHerbie Hancock2004Compil.
Dal Jazz Acustico Al FunkyHerbie Hancock2004Album
Sony Jazz TriosHerbie Hancock2004Compil.
Classic Herbie Hancock Productions Vol. 1Herbie Hancock2004Compil.
Speak Like A Child / The PrisonerHerbie Hancock2003Compil.
Rockit 2.002Herbie Hancock2002Single
Jazz Is A SpiritTerri Lyne Carrington With Herbie Hancock, Gary Thomas, Robert Hurst, Paul Bollenback, Wallace Roney2002Album
Day DreamsHerbie Hancock2002Compil.
Soul PowerHerbie Hancock2002Compil.
Future 2 Future - LiveHerbie Hancock2002Album
Directions In Music - Live At Massey HallHerbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Roy Hargrove2002Album
The Herbie Hancock BoxHerbie Hancock2002Compil.
In Concert: Recorded Live At The 1990 Mellon Jazz FestivalJack DeJohnette, Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock, Dave Holland, Ted Kurland Associates2002Album
The Good PartHerbie Hancock2001Album
The EssenceHerbie Hancock2001Album
Future 2 FutureHerbie Hancock2001Album
SixtusPeter Johanneson Featuring Herbie Hancock2001Album
A Tribute To...Herbie Hancock2001Album
All That Jazz - The Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock2001Compil.
In ConcertHerbie Hancock2001Album
The Best Of Herbie Hancock - The Hits!Herbie Hancock2000Compil.
I Will Be Your Friend (Remix) / Rock It! (Remix)Sade / Herbie Hancock2000Album
Out Of This WorldHerbie Hancock With Pepper Adams Donald Byrd Quintet2000Album
Ken Burns JazzHerbie Hancock2000Compil.
Dancin' GroovesHerbie Hancock1999Compil.
1+1Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter1999Album
Jammin' With HerbieHerbie Hancock1999Compil.
Riot - The Newly Discovered Takes From Blue Note Sixties SessionsHerbie Hancock1999Compil.
Night WalkerHerbie Hancock1999Compil.
Mr. FunkHerbie Hancock1998Compil.
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1998Compil.
Gershwin's WorldHerbie Hancock1998Album
The Complete Blue Note Sixties SessionsHerbie Hancock1998Album
Dr JazzHerbie Hancock1998Compil.
Jazz Profile: Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1997Compil.
Anni ‘80 - 90Herbie Hancock1997Compil.
Ses Claviers MulticoloresHerbie Hancock1997Compil.
Jazz & Blues CollectionHerbie Hancock1996Compil.
Thieves In The TempleHerbie Hancock1996Single
Selections From The New StandardHerbie Hancock1996Album
The New StandardHerbie Hancock1996Album
Dance SinglesHerbie Hancock1995Compil.
Sextant / SecretsHerbie Hancock1995Compil.
Call It '95Herbie Hancock1995Album
Dis Is Da Drum / Call It '95Herbie Hancock1995Album
Dis Is Da Drum SamplerHerbie Hancock1995Single
Zebra FlavorHerbie Hancock1995Compil.
The OriginalsHerbie Hancock1995Album
Cantaloupe IslandHerbie Hancock1994Compil.
Call It '94Herbie Hancock1994Album
ToysHerbie Hancock1994Album
A Tribute To MilesHerbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter1994Album
Mwandishi - The Complete Warner Bros. RecordingsHerbie Hancock1994Compil.
Dis Is Da DrumHerbie Hancock1994Album
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1993Compil.
The EggHerbie Hancock1993Album
The Best Of Herbie Hancock Vol. 2Herbie Hancock1992Compil.
Hurricane!Herbie Hancock Trio : Herbie Hancock With Ron Carter & Billy Cobham1992Album
Al Di Meola - Herbie HancockAl Di Meola - Herbie Hancock1992Compil.
Koi And The Kola NutsWhoopi Goldberg, Herbie Hancock1991Album
The SorcererHerbie Hancock1991Compil.
MP3 CollectionHerbie Hancock1991Album
The Very Best OfHerbie Hancock1991Compil.
A Jazz CollectionHerbie Hancock1991Compil.
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1991Compil.
Jazz AfricaHerbie Hancock, Foday Musa Suso1990Album
All The Things You Are (1963-1964)Sonny Rollins With Coleman Hawkins, Herbie Hancock1990Compil.
Summer CoolerRandy Brecker, Okay Temiz, Michał Urbaniak, Yana Purim And Herbie Hancock1990Compil.
Rockit / You Bet Your Love / I Thought It Was YouHerbie Hancock1990Single
Feets Don't Fail Me Now / Future ShockHerbie Hancock1989Compil.
The QuintetHerbie Hancock1989Album
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1989Compil.
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1989Compil.
UntitledMahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock1989Compil.
Beat WiseHerbie Hancock1988Album
Perfect MachineHerbie Hancock1988Album
The Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1988Compil.
Paris, FranceMiles Davis, Anthony Williams, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock1988Album
Vibe AliveHerbie Hancock1988Single
Live 3 Ways / Parallel Realities LiveJohn Scofield + Jack DeJohnette & Herbie Hancock & Dave Holland & Pat Metheny1987Album
Jazz AfricaHerbie Hancock, Foday Musa Suso, Aiyb Dieng, Armando Peraza, Adam Rudolph, Joe Thomas, Hamid Drake, Abdul Hakeem1987Album
Harvest TimeYana Purim W/ Special Guest Herbie Hancock1987Album
Rockit / Mega MixHerbie Hancock1987Album
NightwindMike Lawrence With Herbie Hancock, Bob James1987Album
Round Midnight / How Long Has This Been Gong On?Herbie Hancock1986Single
Round Midnight / Chan's Song (Never Said)Herbie Hancock1986Single
Round Midnight - Original Motion Picture SoundtrackHerbie Hancock1986Album
Rock It / Future ShockHerbie Hancock1986Album
Village LifeHerbie Hancock & Foday Musa Suso1985Album
Great Arrangers And ComposersDon Redman, Billy Strayhorn, Mel Lewis, Herbie Hancock1984Compil.
Live In JapanHerbie Hancock, The Rockit Band1984Album
Club Tropicana / RockitWham! / Herbie Hancock1984Single
People Are ChangingHerbie Hancock1984Single
JunkuHerbie Hancock1984Single
Hot & HeavyHerbie Hancock1984Album
Herbie Hancock And The Rockit BandHerbie Hancock And The Rockit Band1984Album
Metal Beat / KarabaliHerbie Hancock1984Album
Hardrock / WarriorHerbie Hancock / Scandal Featuring Patty Smyth1984Album
Mega-MixHerbie Hancock1984Single
HardrockHerbie Hancock1984Single
Sound-SystemHerbie Hancock1984Album
Future ShockHerbie Hancock1983Album
AutodriveHerbie Hancock1983Single
Future ShockHerbie Hancock1983Single
UntitledHerbie Hancock1983Album
RockitHerbie Hancock1983Single
Special EditionHerbie Hancock1983Album
Rock It (Short Version) / Un' Automobile Di Trent' AnniHerbie Hancock1983Single
The Groove / Rock It / Give It UpRodney Franklin / Herbie Hancock / KC1983Album
QuartetHerbie Hancock1982Album
Lite Me UpHerbie Hancock1982Album
The Fun TracksHerbie Hancock1982Single
ParadiseHerbie Hancock1982Single
Lite Me Up / Satisfied With LoveHerbie Hancock1982Single
Gettin' To The Good Part / The Fun TracksHerbie Hancock1982Album
The Bomb (Disco Sampler)Herbie Hancock1982Album
Lite Me UpHerbie Hancock1982Album
Everybody's BrokeHerbie Hancock1981Album
Magic WindowsHerbie Hancock1981Album
Magic NumberHerbie Hancock1981Album
Herbie Hancock And Chick CoreaHerbie Hancock And Chick Corea1981Album
Just Around The CornerHerbie Hancock1980Single
It All Comes RoundHerbie Hancock1980Album
Stars In Your EyesHerbie Hancock1980Album
Don't Hold It In / It All Comes RoundHerbie Hancock1980Single
Hancock AlleyHerbie Hancock1980Album
Go For It / Stars In Your EyesHerbie Hancock1980Album
Saturday Night / Making LoveHerbie Hancock1980Album
A Night With Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1980Album
Go For ItHerbie Hancock1980Single
Go For ItHerbie Hancock1980Album
Mr. HandsHerbie Hancock1980Album
Making LoveHerbie Hancock1980Single
MonsterHerbie Hancock1980Album
An Evening With Chick Corea And Herbie HancockChick Corea / Herbie Hancock1979Album
The Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1979Compil.
Feets Don't Fail Me NowHerbie Hancock1979Album
ButterflyKimiko Kasai With Herbie Hancock1979Album
Herbie Hancock Demonstrates The Rhodes PianoHerbie Hancock1979Album
Tell EverybodyHerbie Hancock1979Single
Doin' It / Honey From The JarHerbie Hancock1979Single
The PianoHerbie Hancock1979Album
You Bet Your Love / Ready Or NotHerbie Hancock1979Album
Knee Deep / Doin' ItHerbie Hancock1979Album
Ready Or Not / Trust MeHerbie Hancock1979Single
DirectstepHerbie Hancock1979Album
Gum-Bichromate: An Adaptable AntiqueChick Corea With Herbie Hancock1978Album
SunlightHerbie Hancock1978Album
Sunlight / Come Running To MeHerbie Hancock1978Single
An Evening With Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea In ConcertHerbie Hancock & Chick Corea1978Album
I Thought It Was YouHerbie Hancock1978Single
An Evening With Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea- Special Radio EditionHerbie Hancock1978Album
Nightbird & Company with Alison SteeleHerbie Hancock1977Compil.
V.S.O.P.Herbie Hancock1977Album
V.S.O.P. - Tour Narrative Special Limited Edition For RadioHerbie Hancock1977Album
One Tuesday In New YorkTakashi Mizuhashi, Herbie Hancock, Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd.1977Album
SpiderHerbie Hancock1977Single
Doin' It / People MusicHerbie Hancock1976Single
SecretsHerbie Hancock1976Album
Doin' It / Together (Whatever)Herbie Hancock1976Album
Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, McCoy TynerChick Corea / Herbie Hancock / Keith Jarrett / McCoy Tyner1976Compil.
Palm GreaseHerbie Hancock1975Single
Devil May Care / Spank-A-LeeMiles Davis / Herbie Hancock1975Single
Hang Up Your Hang Ups / Sun TouchHerbie Hancock1975Single
FloodHerbie Hancock1975Album
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1975Compil.
Man-ChildHerbie Hancock1975Album
Palm Grease / ButterflyHerbie Hancock1974Single
Spank-A-Lee / Actual ProofHerbie Hancock1974Single
Treasure ChestHerbie Hancock1974Compil.
ThrustHerbie Hancock1974Album
Death Wish (Original Soundtrack Recording)Herbie Hancock1974Album
Chameleon / Vein MelterHerbie Hancock1974Single
DedicationHerbie Hancock1974Album
Head HuntersHerbie Hancock1973Album
The Spook Who Sat By The DoorHerbie Hancock1973Album
SextantHerbie Hancock1973Album
Watermelon Man / SlyHerbie Hancock1973Single
CrossingsHerbie Hancock1972Album
CrossingsHerbie Hancock1972Single
The Best Of Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1971Compil.
MwandishiHerbie Hancock1971Album
Jammin' With Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock1970Album
The PrisonerHerbie Hancock1969Album
Fat MamaHerbie Hancock1969Single
Fat Albert RotundaHerbie Hancock1969Album
Hear, O Israel - A Concert Service In JazzHerbie Hancock1968Album
Speak Like A ChildHerbie Hancock1968Album
Watermelon ManHerbie Hancock1968Single
Blow-Up (The Original Sound Track Album)Herbie Hancock1966Album
Blow-UpHerbie Hancock1966Single
Maiden VoyageHerbie Hancock1966Album
Blind Man, Blind ManHerbie Hancock1964Single
Inventions And DimensionsHerbie Hancock1964Album
Empyrean IslesHerbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter, Anthony Williams1964Album
My Point Of ViewHerbie Hancock1963Album
Takin' OffHerbie Hancock1962Album
Sexual Healing / RockitMarvin Gaye / Herbie HancockAlbum
The Best Of Herbie Hancock In The 60's (Record One Of Two-Record Set)Herbie HancockCompil.
Best SelectionHerbie HancockCompil.
The Blow Up Extra-SessionsHerbie HancockCompil.
Ostinato (Suite For Angela)Herbie HancockSingle
Herbie Hancock Часть 1-2Herbie HancockAlbum
TracesHerbie HancockAlbum
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