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Herbie Hancock
(1940- )
American pianist, bandleader and composer



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"I don’t mind being classified as a jazz artist, but I do mind being restricted to being a jazz artist. My foundation has been in jazz, though I didn’t really start out that way. I started in classical music, but my formative years were in jazz, and it makes a great foundation."
-- Herbie Hancock

"You can practice to learn a technique, but I'm more interested in conceiving of something in the moment."
-- Herbie Hancock

"I feel a lot more secure about the directions I take, than I might have, had I not practiced Buddhism."
-- Herbie Hancock

"It's not the style that motivates me, as much as an attitude of openness that I have when I go into a project."
-- Herbie Hancock

"Jazz is about being in the moment."
-- Herbie Hancock





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