Herbie Hancock’s “Rockit” marked his move into a new sound with his Future Sound album. His previous album, Lite Me Up, set upon a core of R&B and jazz thanks to the influence of his friend Quincy Jones. In his quest for a new direction his much younger manager approachedContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”zqj2Z3gm-gI”] In 1995 Herbie Hancock’s The New Standard found him being adventurous again but this time with it was an album of pop covers. The band of all-stars including John Scofield, Michael Brecker, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette and Don Alias worked with Hancock to take the contemporary pop andContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”sGbxmsDFVnE”] Does the Star Wars:The Force Awakens promote “white genocide” because John Boyega was added to the cast? [youtube id=”9IkuA1H2nKg”] Will Drake use Erykah Badu’s cover of his “Hotline Bling” for a remix or will her version get an official release? What will Herbie Hancock’s new album with contributionsContinue Reading

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