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Friday 7 June 2019 8pm

Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music. Having transcended limitations and genres with his unmistakable voice, his illustrious career, now spanning into its sixth decade, has seen the master of jazz claim a staggering 14 Grammy ® Awards including “Album of the Year” and a Lifetime Achievement, an Academy Award for his ‘Round Midnight’ score, a Kennedy Centre Honours Award, five MTV Video Awards and six honorary doctorates. It is without a doubt that throughout Herbie Hancock’s career he has been a driving force of influence, a mainstay of innovation at the forefront of culture, technology, business and music for more than 50 years. The author of modern-day standards such as “Cantaloupe Island”, “Chameleon” and “Rockit” in addition to hundreds more, Hancock’s prolific recordings careers has provided samples for generations of hip-hop and dance artists to come. He has produced long-term and iconic partnerships with other artists ranging from Wayne Shorter, Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner and Annie Lennox to Snoop Dog, Flying Lotus, John Mayer and Paul Simon. Jazz aficionados and fans alike can expect to hear a couple of classic staples, surrounded by a fluid mix of Hancock’s extensive catalogue. Though one can’t track exactly where he will go next, Herbie Hancock is sure to leave his inimitable imprint wherever he lands. This is an opportunity not to be missed – warm up with this icon of modern music, as he takes to the stage this winter. Please be aware, due to the nature of this show, some patrons may stand during the performance.

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Synopsis

Friday 7 June 2019
8pm

Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music. Having transcended limitations and genres with his unmistakable voice, his illustrious career, now spanning into its sixth decade, has seen the master of jazz claim a staggering 14 Grammy ® Awards including “Album of the Year” and a Lifetime Achievement, an Academy Award for his ‘Round Midnight’ score, a Kennedy Centre Honours Award, five MTV Video Awards and six honorary doctorates. It is without a doubt that throughout Herbie Hancock’s career he has been a driving force of influence, a mainstay of innovation at the forefront of culture, technology, business and music for more than 50 years.

The author of modern-day standards such as “Cantaloupe Island”, “Chameleon” and “Rockit” in addition to hundreds more, Hancock’s prolific recordings careers has provided samples for generations of hip-hop and dance artists to come. He has produced long-term and iconic partnerships with other artists ranging from Wayne Shorter, Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner and Annie Lennox to Snoop Dog, Flying Lotus, John Mayer and Paul Simon. Jazz aficionados and fans alike can expect to hear a couple of classic staples, surrounded by a fluid mix of Hancock’s extensive catalogue.

Though one can’t track exactly where he will go next, Herbie Hancock is sure to leave his inimitable imprint wherever he lands. This is an opportunity not to be missed – warm up with this icon of modern music, as he takes to the stage this winter.

Please be aware, due to the nature of this show, some patrons may stand during the performance.

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Live Nation

CATEGORY:
Popular Music

DURATION:
Approximately 90 minutes, no interval. Please note there is a lockout. Patrons will be admitted during a suitable break in the performance. Please be aware, due to the nature of this show, some patrons may stand during the performance.

WARNINGS:
This show contains fog/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This show is suitable for children.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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