THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT WITH CARL CORCORAN

Jazz master Hancock recieves the Harvard Foundation's Artist of the Year Award at Sanders Theatre Image Name: Jazz master Hancock recieves the Harvard Foundation's Artist of the Year Award at Sanders Theatre Description: (Cambridge, MA - March 1, 2008) - Grammy winning jazz musician Herbie Hancock receives the Harvard Foundation's Artist of the Year Award at the 23rd Cultural Rhythms performance at Harvard University's Sanders Theatre. Staff Photo Will Nunnally/Harvard University News Office

 

This week, we feature jazz legend Herbie Hancock, the 2014 Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard. Already signed to Blue Note when he began a lengthy association with Miles Davis, Herbie’s “Watermelon Man”, “Headhunters” album, and “Rockit” single achieved enormous popularity.

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