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Herbie Hancock

Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer. As part of Miles Davis's Second Great Quintet, Hancock helped to redefine the role of a jazz rhythm section and was one of the primary architects of the "post-bop" sound. He was one of the first jazz musicians to embrace music synthesizers and funk music (characterized by syncopated drum beats).

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"Herbie" Hancock (born April 12, 1940) American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer. Starting his career with Donald Byrd, he joined the Miles Davis Quintet where Hancock helped to redefine the role of a jazz rhythm section. He was one of the first jazz musicians to embrace synthesizers and funk music. His music embraces funk and soul while adopting freer stylistic elements from jazz. He possesses a unique creative blend of jazz, blues, and modern classical music.

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