Tuesday, August 16, 2016

USA: Herbie Hancock: How I Overcame My Language Barrier With Rap

The elder statesman of jazz, in advance of a Brooklyn performance, talks about learning from the younger generation

Mr. Hancock guards the details of his new project like a state secret. Yet, there have been leaks.

In March, Mr. Martin’s revelation that “Kendrick is on the album, Snoop is on the album” started buzz on the internet. Fans wondered online about the participation of producer/rapper Flying Lotus and bassist Thundercat. Mr. Hancock has appeared on their albums, and he thinks they represent a new movement.(WSJ)