Herbie @ Harvard
I’m very disappointed that I haven’t been able to attend any of the talks which Herbie Hancock has been given during his tenure in the Charles Eliot Norton Professorship here in town this year. The good news is that Harvard is recording the lectures and putting them up online. So if you’d like to spend six hours with the coolest man alive and here him talk about everything from growing up in Chicago in the 40’s to Buddhism to STEM education in the 21st century (and some great jazz too), then find time to watch these videos.
[…] is certainly the place to be for jazz this term. In addition to having Herbie Hancock as the Norton professor, Vijay Iyer is now a professor there too. I guess because having just the most innovative jazz […]