162 RESULTS

FROM
Continually re-imagining jazz, the ever-ingenious Oscar- and multiple Grammy-winning pianist Herbie Hancock will bring his newest mind-blowing explorations to life with his amazing new band. L.A. native Kamasi Washington’s groundbreaking debut album The Epic and his stunning live performances around the world have brought the legacy of 20th century jazz to a new cohort of millennial hip-hop […]

HERBIE HANCOCK • KAMASI WASHINGTON

Continually re-imagining jazz, the ever-ingenious Oscar- and multiple Grammy-winning pianist Herbie Hancock will bring his newest mind-blowing explorations to life with his amazing new band. L.A. native Kamasi Washington’s groundbreaking debut album The Epic and his stunning live performances around the world have brought the legacy of 20th century jazz to a new cohort of millennial hip-hop […]

at KCRW Events

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Xinxin singer/guitarist Janize Ablaza spins the best music for interplanetary travel, including Herbie Hancock and Cibo Matto.

Private Playlist: Xinxin’s Janize Ablaza spins a soundtrack for space travel

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Xinxin singer/guitarist Janize Ablaza spins the best music for interplanetary travel, including Herbie Hancock and Cibo Matto.

from Music Special Programming

Join us as we listen to harpists from Dorothy Ashby to Brandee Younger and much much more

Exploring hip harpists, from Dorothy Ashby to Brandee Younger

Join us as we listen to harpists from Dorothy Ashby to Brandee Younger and much much more

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Herbie Hancock’s memoir, Possibilities, has just been published, painting a revealing picture of one of the most influential jazz pianists ever.

Herbie Hancock on Possibilities

Herbie Hancock’s memoir, Possibilities, has just been published, painting a revealing picture of one of the most influential jazz pianists ever.

from Music News

Herbie Hancock is a giant in modern music, a jazz titan who’s nevertheless managed to achieve popular success as well. Lionized by musicians from both pop and jazz, he achieved fame as Miles Davis’ pianist. He's produced and recorded with scores of musicians. He joins Tom at 1pm.

Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock is a giant in modern music, a jazz titan who’s nevertheless managed to achieve popular success as well. Lionized by musicians from both pop and jazz, he achieved fame as Miles Davis’ pianist. He's produced and recorded with scores of musicians. He joins Tom at 1pm.

from Tom Schnabel's Rhythm Planet

One of music’s greatest innovators, Herbie Hancock, joined KCRW DJ Tom Schnabel this Sunday for an interview about his work that is now up in our archives.  Hancock just performed…

Herbie Hancock on KCRW

One of music’s greatest innovators, Herbie Hancock, joined KCRW DJ Tom Schnabel this Sunday for an interview about his work that is now up in our archives.  Hancock just performed…

from Music News


 Herbie Hancock’s The Imagine Project is an unprecedented international recording project featuring collaborations between the legendary multiple Grammy-winning artist and over a dozen superstars from every region of the planet.  Utilizing the universal language of music to express its central themes of peace and global responsibility, the musical collaborations combine Hancock’s genre-defying musical vision with the “local” musical identity of cultures from around the world.

Herbie Hancock: The Imagine Project

Herbie Hancock’s The Imagine Project is an unprecedented international recording project featuring collaborations between the legendary multiple Grammy-winning artist and over a dozen superstars from every region of the planet. Utilizing the universal language of music to express its central themes of peace and global responsibility, the musical collaborations combine Hancock’s genre-defying musical vision with the “local” musical identity of cultures from around the world.

from Album Preview

Inventions and Dimensions (Blue Note,1963) is one of Herbie Hancock’s most unusual recordings.  One rumor has it that Miles Davis, whose band Herbie was about to join, told Herbie to…

Herbie Hancock's Fabulous but Least-Known Album

Inventions and Dimensions (Blue Note,1963) is one of Herbie Hancock’s most unusual recordings.  One rumor has it that Miles Davis, whose band Herbie was about to join, told Herbie to…

from Music News

We bring you another double-shot of great new music this week as part of KCRW’s Album Preview series!

Album Preview: The Chemical Brothers AND Herbie Hancock

We bring you another double-shot of great new music this week as part of KCRW’s Album Preview series!

from Music News

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” pianist Paul Cornish picks his most transcendent, challenging, and inspiring favorites, from Joni Mitchell to Jason Moran.

Private Playlist: Pianist Paul Cornish unpacks 5 crucial records from boundary-stretching musicians

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” pianist Paul Cornish picks his most transcendent, challenging, and inspiring favorites, from Joni Mitchell to Jason Moran.

from Music Special Programming

10 Questions: Reckoning

at UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Jelani Aryeh recounts his lifelong musical fascinations, from Roxy Music to Childish Gambino and beyond.

Private Playlist: Indie-pop alchemist Jelani Aryeh is hearing new messages in his favorite songs

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Jelani Aryeh recounts his lifelong musical fascinations, from Roxy Music to Childish Gambino and beyond.

from Music Special Programming

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Walt McClements pilots an ambient excursion from Allen Toussaint to Mary Lattimore.

Private Playlist: Ambient accordionist Walt McClements drifts into musical abstraction

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Walt McClements pilots an ambient excursion from Allen Toussaint to Mary Lattimore.

from Music Special Programming

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Gel Set selects her most satisfying sounds for hot dancefloors and cold winter nights, from Tangerine Dream to Machine Girl.

Private Playlist: Art-pop chanteuse Gel Set shares perfect picks for hot parties and cool winters

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Gel Set selects her most satisfying sounds for hot dancefloors and cold winter nights, from Tangerine Dream to Machine Girl.

from Music Special Programming

Saturday, September 1 | Bennie Maupin | Bluewhale (Downtown) Bennie Maupin is a Los Angeles jazz treasure.

Rhythm Planet’s September Concert Picks

Saturday, September 1 | Bennie Maupin | Bluewhale (Downtown) Bennie Maupin is a Los Angeles jazz treasure.

from Music News

 Herbie Hancock is a giant in modern music, a jazz titan who’s nevertheless managed to achieve popular success as well. Lionized by musicians from both pop and jazz, he achieved fame as Miles Davis’ pianist. He's produced and recorded with scores of musicians. He joins Tom at 1pm.

Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock is a giant in modern music, a jazz titan who’s nevertheless managed to achieve popular success as well. Lionized by musicians from both pop and jazz, he achieved fame as Miles Davis’ pianist. He's produced and recorded with scores of musicians. He joins Tom at 1pm.

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Lionel Boy constructs an elegy for his island-bound adolescence through songs by Morphine, Paula Fuga, and Thao & The Get Down Stay Down.

Private Playlist: Lionel Boy conjures a soundtrack for his island-bound adolescence

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Lionel Boy constructs an elegy for his island-bound adolescence through songs by Morphine, Paula Fuga, and Thao & The Get Down Stay Down.

from Music Special Programming

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Nick Waterhouse picks five discs that changed the course of his life, including Mose Allison and Dee Clark.

Private Playlist: Nick Waterhouse crate digs for his most transformative tunes

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Nick Waterhouse picks five discs that changed the course of his life, including Mose Allison and Dee Clark.

from Music Special Programming

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Edith Crash selects five songs that open doors to other worlds, from Dead Can Dance to Psychic TV.

Private Playlist: Edith Crash shares music that opens doors to other worlds

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Edith Crash selects five songs that open doors to other worlds, from Dead Can Dance to Psychic TV.

from Music Special Programming

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Ana Roxanne recommends vocalists whose music fills your head, including H.E.R. and Ethiopia’s Bezawork Asfaw.

Private Playlist: Ana Roxanne fills your head with a selection of her favorite vocalists

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Ana Roxanne recommends vocalists whose music fills your head, including H.E.R. and Ethiopia’s Bezawork Asfaw.

from Music Special Programming

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Bedouine selects her favorite mood-setting songs, from the rootsy funk of Bobby Charles to the swoon-inducing Chet Baker.

Private Playlist: Bedouine swoons to her favorite songs that evoke a mood

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Bedouine selects her favorite mood-setting songs, from the rootsy funk of Bobby Charles to the swoon-inducing Chet Baker.

from Music Special Programming

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” jez.who speaks about empathy and affirmation through the music of Celia Cruz, A Tribe Called Quest, and more.

Private Playlist: jez.who shares music for empathy and affirmation

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” jez.who speaks about empathy and affirmation through the music of Celia Cruz, A Tribe Called Quest, and more.

from Music Special Programming

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Rosie Tucker recommends songs of hope, humor, and resiliency, from Pharoah Sanders to the Replacements.

Private Playlist: Rosie Tucker recommends songs of hope, humor, and resiliency

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Rosie Tucker recommends songs of hope, humor, and resiliency, from Pharoah Sanders to the Replacements.

from Music Special Programming

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Frankie Reyes highlights his favorite “techno-indigenous” composers blending old traditions with new technologies.

Private Playlist: Frankie Reyes marries technology with tradition

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Frankie Reyes highlights his favorite “techno-indigenous” composers blending old traditions with new technologies.

from Music Special Programming

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Vinyl Williams spans the decades for a set of astral masterpieces from A.R. Kane, Montage, The Peace, and more.

Private Playlist: Vinyl Williams collects opalescent musical jewels from mysterious beaches

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Vinyl Williams spans the decades for a set of astral masterpieces from A.R. Kane, Montage, The Peace, and more.

from Music Special Programming

Load More Results