The New School for
Jazz and Contemporary Music

Herbie Hancock Ensemble

A performance ensemble devoted to exploring the compositions of Herbie Hancock from the early sixties through the seventies. The class discusses and applies many key elements of Hancock’s writing and playing style, focusing on material from his Blue Note albums as well as on his later Headhunters compositions. Hancock’s concepts are applied to every instrument in the band. Final enrollment is at the discretion of the instructor. 2 credits

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