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A Soldier's Story is a 1984 American drama film directed by Norman Jewison, adapted by Charles Fuller's from his Pulitzer Prize-winning Off Broadway production A Soldier's Play.
A Tribute to Miles is a tribute album by Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Wallace Roney to pay homage to their recently departed mentor, Miles Davis, who died in September 1991.
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
Acid jazz, also known as club jazz, is a musical genre that combines elements of jazz, soul, funk, and disco.
Action Jackson is a 1988 American action film directed by Craig R. Baxley in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Carl Weathers, Vanity, Craig T. Nelson and Sharon Stone.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
The alto flute is a type of Western concert flute, a musical instrument in the woodwind family.
Ambient music is a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States of America.
Ann "Annie" Lennox, OBE (born 25 December 1954) is a Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist and philanthropist.
Arcadia were a new wave British group formed in 1985 by Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, and Roger Taylor of Duran Duran as a side project during a break in that band's schedule.
The ARP 2600 is a semi-modular analog subtractive audio synthesizer, designed by Dennis Colin for Alan R Pearlman, and manufactured by his company, ARP Instruments, Inc. as the follow-on version of the ARP 2500.
The ARP Odyssey is an analog synthesizer introduced in 1972.
The ARP Pro Soloist was one of the first commercially successful preset electronic music synthesizers.
Awake is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Josh Groban.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
The Beastie Boys were an American rap rock band from New York City, formed in 1979.
Benin (Bénin), officially the Republic of Benin (République du Bénin) and formerly Dahomey, is a country in West Africa.
Bennie Maupin (born August 29, 1940, Detroit, Michigan) is a jazz multireedist who performs on various saxophones, flute, and bass clarinet.
Berklee College of Music, located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world.
William Henry Cosby Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician, author, and convicted sex offender.
William John Evans (August 16, 1929 – September 15, 1980) was an American jazz pianist and composer who mostly worked in a trio setting.
Bill Laswell (born February 12, 1955, Salem, Illinois, and raised in Albion, Michigan) is an American bassist, producer and record label owner.
William Emanuel "Billy" Cobham Jr. (born May 16, 1944) is a Panamanian-American jazz drummer who came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with trumpeter Miles Davis and then with the Mahavishnu Orchestra.
Billy Hart (born November 29, 1940) is an American jazz drummer and educator.
Bitches Brew is a studio double album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released on March 30, 1970, on Columbia Records.
Blowup is a 1966 British-Italian mystery thriller film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni about a fashion photographer, played by David Hemmings, who believes he has unwittingly captured a murder on film.
Blue Note Records is an American jazz record label that is owned by Universal Music Group and operated with Decca Records.
Robert Hutcherson (January 27, 1941 – August 15, 2016) was an American jazz vibraphone and marimba player.
Robert Keith "Bobby" McFerrin Jr. (born March 14, 1950) is an American jazz vocalist and conductor.
The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is an annual four-day music festival developed and produced by Superfly Presents and AC Entertainment.
"Both Sides, Now" is one of the best-known songs of Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell.
Branford Marsalis (born August 26, 1960) is an American saxophonist, composer and bandleader.
Breakdancing, also called breaking or b-boying/b-girling, is an athletic style of street dance.
Charles Anthony "Buster" Williams (born April 17, 1942 in Camden, New Jersey) is an American jazz bassist.
Julian Edwin "Cannonball" Adderley (September 15, 1928 – August 8, 1975) was an American jazz alto saxophonist of the hard bop era of the 1950s and 1960s.
"Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)" is a song by the jazz-rap group Us3 from their 1993 album Hand on the Torch.
"Cantaloupe Island" is a jazz standard composed by Herbie Hancock and recorded for his 1964 album Empyrean Isles during his early years as one of the members of Miles Davis' 1960s quintet.
Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American jazz.
"Chameleon" is a 1974 jazz standard composed by Herbie Hancock in collaboration with Bennie Maupin, Paul Jackson and Harvey Mason, all of whom also performed the original 15'44" version on the 1973 landmark album Head Hunters featuring solos by Hancock and Maupin.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was founded by Theodore Thomas in 1891.
Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea (born June 12, 1941) is an American jazz pianist/electric keyboardist and composer.
In psychology research literature, the term child prodigy is defined as a person under the age of ten who produces meaningful output in some domain to the level of an adult expert performer.
A chord progression or harmonic progression is a succession of musical chords, which are two or more notes, typically sounded simultaneously.
Chris Anderson (February 26, 1926 – February 4, 2008) was an American jazz pianist, who might be best known as an influence on Herbie Hancock.
Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.
Douglas Clare Fischer (October 22, 1928 – January 26, 2012) was an American keyboardist, composer, arranger, and bandleader.
Clark Virgil Terry Jr. (December 14, 1920 – February 21, 2015) was an American swing and bebop trumpeter, a pioneer of the flugelhorn in jazz, composer, educator, and NEA Jazz Masters inductee.
The Classic BRIT Awards (previously Classical BRIT Awards) are an annual awards ceremony held in the United Kingdom covering aspects of classical and crossover music, and are the equivalent of pop music's Brit Awards.
Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
Achille-Claude Debussy (22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918) was a French composer.
Coleman Randolph Hawkins (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969), nicknamed "Hawk" and sometimes "Bean", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
Colors is a 1988 American police procedural action crime film starring Sean Penn and Robert Duvall, and directed by Dennis Hopper.
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Contemporary classical music can be understood as belonging to the period that started in the mid-1970s to early 1990s, which includes modernist, postmodern, neoromantic, and pluralist music.
Corinne Bailey Rae (born Corinne Jacqueline Bailey; 26 February 1979) is a British singer, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist from Leeds, West Yorkshire.
The cornet is a brass instrument similar to the trumpet but distinguished from it by its conical bore, more compact shape, and mellower tone quality.
Crossings is the tenth album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, released in 1972.
Cyro Baptista (born December 23, 1950) is a Brazilian musician, teacher, and recording artist specializing in percussion in the genres of jazz and world music.
is a Buddhist philosopher, educator, author, and nuclear disarmament advocate.
Dave Holland (born 1 October 1946) is an English jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader who has been performing and recording for five decades.
Death Wish is a 1974 American vigilante action film, loosely based on the 1972 novel of the same title by Brian Garfield.
Dedication is the thirteenth album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock.
Deep Forest is a musical group originally consisting of two French musicians, Michel Sanchez and Éric Mouquet.
Directions in Music: Live at Massey Hall is a live recording by Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove and Michael Brecker.
Directstep is the twenty-fourth studio album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock.
Dis Is da Drum is Herbie Hancock's thirty-ninth album and his first solo album since leaving Columbia Records. Tracks like "Bo Ba Be Da" and "Dis Is da Drum" reflect Hancock's move towards acid jazz, while "Butterfly" makes a fourth appearance on a Hancock album following the original album (Thrust), a live album (Flood), and another studio album (Direct Step).
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013) was an American jazz and rhythm & blues trumpeter.
DownBeat (stylized DOWNBEAT) is an American magazine devoted to "jazz, blues and beyond", the last word indicating its expansion beyond the jazz realm which it covered exclusively in previous years.
Duran Duran are an English new wave and synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978.
Eddie Henderson (born October 26, 1940) is an American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player.
Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer.
An electric piano is an electric musical instrument which produces sounds when a performer presses the keys of the piano-style musical keyboard.
Electro (or electro-funk).
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.
Electronica encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, jungle and other electronic music styles intended not just for dancing.
Eli Degibri (Hebrew: אלי דג'יברי) (born May 3, 1978 in Jaffa, Israel) is an Israeli jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger.
Empyrean Isles is the fourth album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, recorded on June 17, 1964 for Blue Note Records.
The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.
Fat Albert Rotunda is the eighth album by jazz keyboardist Herbie Hancock, released in 1969.
Feets, Don't Fail Me Now is the twenty-seventh album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock.
A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film soundtrack, film music, or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.
The first inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States took place on Tuesday, January 20, 2009.
Flood is the sixteenth and second live album by Herbie Hancock.
The flugelhorn (—also spelled fluegelhorn, flugel horn, or Flügelhorn—from German, wing horn, or flank horn) is a brass instrument pitched in B which resembles a trumpet, but has a wider, conical bore.
Steven Ellison (born October 7, 1983), known by his stage name Flying Lotus or sometimes FlyLo, is an experimental multi-genre music producer, electronic musician, DJ, filmmaker, and rapper from Los Angeles, California.
Foday Musa Suso (born in Sarre Hamadi Village, Wuli District, in the Upper River Division of the eastern Gambia) is a musician and composer from the Gambia.
Frederick Dewayne Hubbard (April 7, 1938 – December 29, 2008) was an American jazz trumpeter.
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
Future 2 Future is the forty-third album by Herbie Hancock.
Future Shock is pianist Herbie Hancock's thirty-fifth album and a million-selling Platinum-certified disc.
George Edward Coleman (born March 8, 1935) is an American jazz saxophonist known for his work with Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock in the 1960s.
George Jacob Gershwin (September 26, 1898 July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist.
George Schick (September 28, 1908 in Prague – March 7, 1985 in Manhattan) was a Czechoslovakian conductor, vocal coach, accompanist, and music educator.
Gershwin's World is the 42nd album by Herbie Hancock.
Getz/Gilberto is an album by American saxophonist Stan Getz and Brazilian guitarist João Gilberto, featuring pianist and composer Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim), who also composed many of the tracks.
Ian Ernest Gilmore "Gil" Evans (born Green; May 13, 1912 – March 20, 1988) was a Canadian jazz pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader.
Girl Meets World is an American comedy television series created by Michael Jacobs and April Kelly that aired on Disney Channel from June 27, 2014 to January 20, 2017.
Godley & Creme were an English rock duo composed of Kevin Godley and Lol Creme.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales, chart position, or critical reception." Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category at the Grammys having been presented since 1959.
The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album was an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for works (songs or albums) containing quality contemporary jazz performances.
The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition (including its previous names) has been awarded since 1960.
The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Performance was awarded from 1964 to 1967.
The Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals was an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for quality pop songs on which singers collaborate.
The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance was awarded between 1969 and 2011.
The Grammy Award for Best R&B Instrumental Performance was awarded from 1970 to 1990 and in 1993.
Grant Green (June 6, 1935 – January 31, 1979) was an American jazz guitarist and composer.
Grinnell College is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational, liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa.
Hal Leonard Corporation is a United States music publishing and distribution company founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Harold "Hal" Edstrom, his brother, Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, and fellow musician Roger Busdicker.
Henry "Hank" Mobley (July 7, 1930 – May 30, 1986) was an American hard bop and soul jazz tenor saxophonist and composer.
Harlem Nights is a 1989 American crime-comedy film written, executive produced, and directed by Eddie Murphy.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Harvey William Mason (born February 22, 1947) is an American jazz drummer, record producer, and member of the band Fourplay.
Head Hunters is the twelfth studio album by the American pianist and composer Herbie Hancock, released October 13, 1973, on Columbia Records.
Herb Jeffries (born Umberto Alexander Valentino; September 24, 1913 – May 25, 2014) was an African-American actor of film and television and popular music and jazz singer-songwriter, known of his baritone voice.
Herbie Hancock Trio is an album by Herbie Hancock released in September 21, 1977 in Japan.
Herbie Hancock Trio (with Ron Carter & Tony Williams) is the thirty-first album and the second of the same name by Herbie Hancock.
Hey, Hey, Hey, It's Fat Albert is an animated primetime special which originally aired on November 12, 1969 on NBC in the United States.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
John Howard Jones (born 23 February 1955) is a British singer, musician and songwriter.
Hyde Park Academy High School (formerly known as Hyde Park High School and Hyde Park Career Academy) is a public 4–year high school located in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, United States.
I Sing the Body Electric is the second album released by Weather Report from 1972.
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj; 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
In a Silent Way is a studio album by American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Miles Davis, released on July 30, 1969, on Columbia Records.
Indecent Proposal is a 1993 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Jack Engelhard.
Inventions & Dimensions is the third album by Herbie Hancock, recorded on August 30, 1963 for Blue Note Records.
Ira Coleman (born April 29, 1956, Stockholm, Sweden) is a French-American jazz bassist.
Ira Gershwin (6 December 1896 17 August 1983) was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century.
Jack DeJohnette (born August 9, 1942) is an American jazz drummer, pianist, and composer.
Jack Johnson, later reissued as A Tribute to Jack Johnson, is a 1971 studio album and soundtrack by American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Miles Davis.
John Francis Anthony "Jaco" Pastorius III (December 1, 1951 – September 21, 1987) was an American jazz bassist who was a member of Weather Report from 1976 to 1981.
A jam band is a musical group whose live albums and concerts relate to a fan culture that began in the 1960s with the Grateful Dead, and continued with The Allman Brothers Band, which had lengthy jams at concerts.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jazz Africa is a live album by keyboardist Herbie Hancock and Gambian kora player Foday Musa Suso.
Jazz fusion (also known as fusion) is a musical genre that developed in the late 1960s when musicians combined aspects of jazz harmony and improvisation with styles such as funk, rock, rhythm and blues, and Latin jazz.
Jazz rap is a fusion of jazz and hip hop music that developed in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Jazz standards are musical compositions that are an important part of the musical repertoire of jazz musicians, in that they are widely known, performed, and recorded by jazz musicians, and widely known by listeners.
Jazz-funk is a subgenre of jazz music characterized by a strong back beat (groove), electrified sounds and an early prevalence of analog synthesizers.
Jim Whiting (born 1951) is a British artist and inventor.
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling is a 1986 semiautobiographical film starring Richard Pryor.
Josef Erich "Joe" Zawinul (7 July 1932 – 11 September 2007) was an Austrian jazz keyboardist and composer.
John Milton Cage Jr. (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American composer and music theorist.
John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane" (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967),.
John Clayton Mayer (born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer.
John Scofield (born December 26, 1951), often referred to as "Sco", is an American jazz-rock guitarist and composer whose playing spans bebop, jazz fusion, funk, blues, soul, and rock.
Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell, CC (née Anderson; born November 7, 1943) is a Canadian singer-songwriter.
Joshua Winslow "Josh" Groban (born February 27, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
Joscelyn Eve Stoker (born 11 April 1987), better known by her stage name Joss Stone, is an English singer, songwriter and actress.
Julian Priester (born June 29, 1935 in Chicago) is an American jazz trombone player and composer.
Kamasi Washington (born February 18, 1981) is an American jazz saxophonist, composer, producer, and bandleader.
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
The Kennedy Center Honors is an annual honor given to those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture (although recipients do not need to be U.S. citizens).
McKinley Howard "Kenny" Dorham (August 30, 1924 – December 5, 1972) was an American jazz trumpeter, singer, and composer.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
The keytar is a relatively lightweight electronic keyboard (with or without a built-in synthesizer) that is supported by a strap around the neck and shoulders, similar to the way a guitar is supported by a strap.
The kora is a 21-string lute-bridge-harp used extensively in West Africa.
Lang Lang (born 14 June 1982) is a Chinese concert pianist who has performed with leading orchestras in Europe, the United States, Canada and his native China.
Edward Lee Morgan (July 10, 1938 – February 19, 1972) was an American jazz trumpeter.
Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist.
Leonard Norman Cohen (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist.
Lionel Loueke (born 27 April 1973) is a guitarist and vocalist born in Benin.
Lite Me Up! is the thirty-third album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, released in 1982.
Livin' Large! is a 1991 comedy film starring Terrence "T.C." Carson, Lisa Arrindell Anderson, and Loretta Devine.
The London Borough of Camden is a borough in north west London, and forms part of Inner London.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic (LA Phil or LAP) is an American orchestra based in Los Angeles, California.
The LP (from "long playing" or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a vinyl record format characterized by a speed of rpm, a 12- or 10-inch (30 or 25 cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove specification.
Magic Windows is the thirty-second album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, released on September 29, 1981 on Columbia.
"Maiden Voyage" is a jazz composition by Herbie Hancock from his 1965 album Maiden Voyage.
Maiden Voyage is the fifth album led by jazz musician Herbie Hancock, and was recorded by Rudy Van Gelder on March 17, 1965 for Blue Note Records.
Man-Child is the fifteenth studio album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock.
The Manhattan School of Music (MSM) is a music conservatory located on the Upper West Side of New York City.
Marcus Miller (born William Henry Marcus Miller Jr.; June 14, 1959) is an American jazz composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known as a bass guitarist.
Joseph Maurice Ravel (7 March 1875 – 28 December 1937) was a French composer, pianist and conductor.
The Mellotron is an electro-mechanical, polyphonic tape replay keyboard originally developed and built in Birmingham, England, in 1963.
Michael Leonard Brecker (March 29, 1949 – January 13, 2007) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.
Michael Arnold Kamen (April 15, 1948 – November 18, 2003) was an American composer (especially of film scores), orchestral arranger, orchestral conductor, songwriter, and session musician.
Michelangelo Antonioni, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (29 September 1912 – 30 July 2007), was an Italian film director, screenwriter, editor, and short story writer.
Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer (later titled The New Mike Hammer), with Stacy Keach in the title role, is a television series that originally aired on CBS from January 28, 1984, to May 13, 1987.
Mike Clark (born October 3, 1946) is an American drummer.
Miles Ahead is a 2015 American music film directed by Don Cheadle in his feature directorial debut, which Cheadle co-wrote with Steven Baigelman, Stephen J. Rivele, and Christopher Wilkinson, which interprets the life and compositions of jazz musician Miles Davis.
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.
The Miles Davis Quintet was an American jazz band from 1955 to early 1969 led by Miles Davis.
Michael Schwartz (born April 4, 1970), better known by his stage name Mix Master Mike, is an American turntablist best known for his work with the Beastie Boys.
Modal jazz is jazz that uses musical modes rather than chord progressions as a harmonic framework.
Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría Rodríguez (April 7, 1917 – February 1, 2003) was a rumba quinto master and an Afro-Cuban Latin jazz percussionist.
Monster is the twenty-ninth album by pianist Herbie Hancock.
The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (Montreal International Jazz Festival) is an annual jazz festival held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Montreux Jazz Festival (formerly Festival de Jazz Montreux and Festival International de Jazz Montreux) is a music festival in Switzerland, held annually in early July in Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline.
Moog synthesizer (pronounced; often anglicized to, though Robert Moog preferred the former) may refer to any number of analog synthesizers designed by Robert Moog or manufactured by Moog Music, and is commonly used as a generic term for older-generation analog music synthesizers.
An MTV Video Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a VMA) is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium.
A multireedist is a musician capable of performing on more than one reed instrument.
The traditional music of Africa, given the vastness of the continent, is historically ancient, rich and diverse, with different regions and nations of Africa having many distinct musical traditions.
Mwandishi is the ninth album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, released in 1971.
My Point of View is the second album by pianist Herbie Hancock.
Namu Myōhō Renge Kyō (南無妙法蓮華經) (also pronounced Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō) (English: Devotion to the Mystic Law of the Lotus Sutra or Glory to the Sutra of the Lotus of the Supreme Law) is the central mantra chanted within all forms of Nichiren Buddhism as well as Tendai Buddhism.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), every year honors up to seven jazz musicians with Jazz Master Awards.
New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84) is the fifth studio album by Scottish rock band Simple Minds.
Nichiren Buddhism is a branch of Mahayana Buddhism based on the teachings of the 13th century Japanese Buddhist priest Nichiren (1222–1282) and is one of the "Kamakura Buddhism" schools.
Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.
Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Shankar; March 30, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist.
ObliqSound is a record label in New York City.
Oliver Edward Nelson (June 4, 1932 – October 28, 1975) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, arranger, composer, and bandleader.
On the Corner is a studio album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis.
Parallel Realities is an album by Jack DeJohnette with Pat Metheny and Herbie Hancock recorded in 1990 and released on the MCA label.
Patrick Bruce Metheny (born August 12, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist and composer.
Patrick Gleeson (born November 9, 1934) is a musician, synthesizer pioneer, composer and producer, from California, USA.
Paul Laurence Dunbar Chambers, Jr. (April 22, 1935 – January 4, 1969) was a jazz double bassist.
Paul Jackson (born March 28, 1947) is an American jazz bass guitarist and composer.
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Perfect Machine is the thirty-seventh album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, and the last with the Rockit Band.
Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.
Philip Wells "Phil" Woods (November 2, 1931 – September 29, 2015) was an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, bandleader, and composer.
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Pillsbury is an American brand name used by Minneapolis-based General Mills and Orrville, Ohio-based J.M. Smucker Company.
PolyGram Entertainment is a film and TV production company owned by Universal Music Group.
Possibilities is the forty-fifth studio album by American jazz musician Herbie Hancock, released in the United States on August 30, 2005 by Vector Recordings.
Post-bop is a genre of small-combo jazz that evolved in the early to mid-1960s.
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and filmmaker.
In music, quartal harmony is the building of harmonic structures with a distinct preference for the intervals of the perfect fourth, the augmented fourth and the diminished fourth.
Quartet is the thirty-fourth album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, his first with the V.S.O.P. Quartet without Freddie Hubbard and Wayne Shorter.
Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.
Red Hot Organization (RHO) is a not-for-profit, 501(c) 3, international organization dedicated to fighting AIDS through pop culture.
Rhapsody in Blue is a 1924 musical composition by American composer George Gershwin for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects.
The Rhodes piano (also known as the Fender Rhodes piano or simply Fender Rhodes or Rhodes) is an electric piano invented by Harold Rhodes, which became particularly popular throughout the 1970s.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
A rhythm section (also called a backup band) is a group of musicians within a music ensemble or band who provide the underlying rhythm, harmony and pulse of the accompaniment, providing a rhythmic and harmonic reference and "beat" for the rest of the band.
River of Gold (O Rio do Ouro) is a 1998 Portuguese drama film directed by Paulo Rocha.
River: The Joni Letters is a 2007 album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock.
Rob Swift (born Robert Aguilar on May 14, 1972), is an American hip hop DJ and turntablist.
"Rockit" is a composition recorded by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock and produced by Bill Laswell.
Rockschool was a television series aired by the BBC and PBS on 1 November 1983.
is a Japanese manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, electronic equipment and software.
Ronald Levin "Ron" Carter (born May 4, 1937) is an American jazz double bassist.
Roosevelt University is a coeducational, private university with campuses in Chicago, Illinois and Schaumburg, Illinois.
Round Midnight is a 1986 American-French musical drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier and written by Tavernier and David Rayfiel.
Round Midnight is a soundtrack album by Herbie Hancock featuring music recorded for Bertrand Tavernier's film Round Midnight released in 1986 on Columbia Records.
The Roundhouse is a performing arts and concert venue situated at the Grade II* listed former railway engine shed in Chalk Farm, London, England.
Roy Anthony Hargrove (born October 16, 1969) is an American jazz trumpeter.
Samuel Carthorne Rivers (September 25, 1923 – December 26, 2011) was an American jazz musician and composer.
Scratching, sometimes referred to as scrubbing, is a DJ and turntablist technique of moving a vinyl record back and forth on a turntable to produce percussive or rhythmic sounds.
Secrets is a August 1976 jazz-funk fusion album by keyboard player Herbie Hancock.
"Selling out" is a common idiomatic pejorative expression for the compromising of a person's integrity, morality, authenticity, or principles in exchange for personal gain, such as money.
Session musicians, studio musicians, or backing musicians are musicians hired to perform in recording sessions or live performances.
Sextant is the eleventh studio album by Herbie Hancock, released in 1973 on Columbia.
Shine is the 19th and final studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell and was released on September 25, 2007 by Starbucks' Hear Music.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 non-profit medical facilities across North America.
Simple Minds are a Scottish rock band.
Sly Stone (born Sylvester Stewart, March 15, 1943, Denton, Texas) is an American musician, songwriter, and record producer, most famous for his role as frontman for Sly and the Family Stone, a band that played a critical role in the development of soul, funk, rock, and psychedelia in the 1960s and 1970s.
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality and actor.
So Red the Rose is the platinum-selling album by the Duran Duran-spinoff group Arcadia, which was released in 1985 — the only album the band ever released.
The Soka Gakkai International (SGI—"Value Creation Association International") is an international Nichiren Buddhist organization founded in 1975 by Daisaku Ikeda.
Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a multinational record label, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann Music Group.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Sound-System is the thirty-sixth album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock and the second of three albums with the Rockit Band.
Sounds...and Stuff Like That!! is a 1978 studio album by Quincy Jones.
A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.
Space Food Sticks are snacks created for the Pillsbury Company in the late 1960s by the company's chief food technologist, Howard Bauman.
Speak Like a Child is the sixth album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, recorded and released by Blue Note Records in 1968.
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Stephen Thomas Erlewine (born June 18, 1973) is an American music critic and senior editor for AllMusic.
Stevland Hardaway Morris (né Judkins; born May 13, 1950), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.
Stolen Moments: Red Hot + Cool is one of the compilation albums from the Red Hot project.
Sunlight is a June 1978 jazz-funk, fusion album by keyboardist Herbie Hancock.
Survival of the Fittest is the debut album by the Jazz/Funk quintet The Headhunters.
Swahili, also known as Kiswahili (translation: coast language), is a Bantu language and the first language of the Swahili people.
Tab (stylized as TaB) is a diet cola soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company, introduced in 1963.
Takin' Off is the debut album of jazz pianist Herbie Hancock originally released in 1962 for the Blue Note label as BST 84109.
Temecula is a city in southwestern Riverside County, California, United States, with a population of 100,097 during the 2010 census and an estimated 2013 population of 106,780.
Tempest in the Colosseum was recorded on July 23, 1977 in Tokyo's Den-En Colosseum.
Terrace Jamahl Martin (born December 28, 1978) is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor from Los Angeles, California.
Terrence Connor Carson (born November 19, 1958) is an American singer and stage, voice, and television actor.
Terri Lyne Carrington (born August 4, 1965) is a jazz drummer, composer, singer, record producer and entrepreneur.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Essential Herbie Hancock is the forty-sixth album by American jazz musician and pianist Herbie Hancock.
The Headhunters was an American jazz-fusion band formed by Herbie Hancock in 1973.
The Hi-Lo's were a vocal quartet formed in 1953, who achieved their greatest fame in the late 1950s and 1960s.
The Imagine Project is a studio album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock released on June 22, 2010.
The New Standard is the fortieth album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, released in 1996 on Verve.
The Piano is the twenty-sixth album by Herbie Hancock.
The Prisoner is the seventh Herbie Hancock album, his final on the Blue Note label, released and recorded in 1969.
The Quintet is an album by V.S.O.P. It was compiled from two concert performances: one at the Greek Theatre, University of California, Berkeley, on July 16, 1977; the other at the San Diego Civic Theatre on July 18, 1977.
The Spook Who Sat by the Door is a 1973 action crime–drama film based on the 1969 novel of the same name by Sam Greenlee (which was first published in the UK by Allison and Busby after being much rejected in the US).
The X-Ecutioners are a group of hip hop DJs/turntablists from New York City, New York.
Third Plane is an album by jazz bassist Ron Carter, released on the Milestone label in 1977.
Thomas Morgan Robertson (born 14 October 1958), known by the stage name Thomas Dolby, is an English musician, singer and producer.
Thrust is a jazz-funk album by Herbie Hancock, released in September 6, 1974 on Columbia Records.
Stephen Lee Bruner (born October 19, 1984), better known by his stage name Thundercat, is an American multi-genre bass guitarist, record producer, singer and songwriter from Los Angeles, California.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each measure (bar) and which note value is equivalent to one beat.
Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an American-born Swiss singer-songwriter, dancer, actress, and author.
Anthony Tillmon "Tony" Williams (December 12, 1945 – February 23, 1997) was an American jazz drummer.
Ernest Joseph "Trey" Anastasio III (born September 30, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter and musician best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist for the rock band Phish, which he co-founded in 1983.
The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.
Turntablism is the art of manipulating sounds and creating new music, sound effects, mixes and other creative sounds and beats, typically by using two or more turntables and a cross fader-equipped DJ mixer.
There are many different types of trombone.
UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors are celebrity advocates of UNESCO (not diplomatic ambassadors) who use their talent or fame to spread the UNESCO ideals, especially attracting media attention.
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, United States.
Us3 is a jazz-rap group founded in London in 1992.
V.S.O.P. was an American jazz quintet consisting of Herbie Hancock (piano, keyboards, synthesizers and vocals), Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone and soprano saxophone), Ron Carter (bass), Tony Williams (drums) and Freddie Hubbard (trumpet and flugelhorn).
V.S.O.P: Live Under the Sky is a 1979 live recording by the V.S.O.P. Quintet, a record of a performance at the 1979 Live Under the Sky Festival as it was performed live in Japan over two days.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (Valérian et la Cité des mille planètes) is a 2017 English-language French 3D space opera film written and directed by Luc Besson, and co-produced by Besson and his wife, Virginie Besson-Silla.
Verve Records, founded in 1956 by Norman Granz, is home to the world’s largest jazz catalogue and includes recordings by artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Stan Getz and Billie Holiday, among others.
Village Life is an album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock and Mandinka griot Foday Musa Suso, recorded live in studio in Japan.
Virginia Slims is an American brand of cigarettes, currently owned and manufactured by Philip Morris USA in the U.S. and Philip Morris International outside of the U.S.
Vittorio Giannini (October 19, 1903, Philadelphia – November 28, 1966, New York City) was a neoromantic American composer of operas, songs, symphonies, and band works.
A vocoder (a portmanteau of voice encoder) is a category of voice codec that analyzes and synthesizes the human voice signal for audio data compression, multiplexing, voice encryption, voice transformation, etc.
Wallace Roney (born May 25, 1960, Philadelphia) is an American jazz (hard bop and post-bop) trumpeter.
"Watermelon Man" is a jazz standard written by Herbie Hancock, first released on his debut album, Takin' Off (1962).
Wayne Shorter (born August 25, 1933) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer.
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial was a public celebration of the then forthcoming inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States at the Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on January 18, 2009.
Weather Report was an American jazz fusion band of the 1970s and early 1980s.
Willie Bobo was the stage name of William Correa (February 28, 1934 – September 15, 1983), a Latin and jazz percussionist of Puerto Rican ancestry.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.
Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is an American trumpeter, composer, teacher, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Zakir Hussain (born 9 March 1951) is an Indian tabla player in Hindustani classical music, musical producer, film actor and composer.
1 + 1 is a duet studio album by Herbie Hancock (piano) and Wayne Shorter (soprano saxophone).
808s & Heartbreak is the fourth studio album by American hip hop producer and vocalist Kanye West.