Herbie Hancock in Chicago - the 1950's

from Hamilton College :

...Anyway my mother was a very important, the most important influence on me as far as not only support but being able to push me, move me forward. Because I had a tendency to kind of lay back and be a little shy you know. And she would just push me on out there. And I’m glad she did you know. Anyway, I noticed in high school that the kids that were the most mature acting and the coolest and the most mysterious were the ones that listened to jazz. MW: Aha. HH: And I said I want to be like that. So I started hanging out with them. And you hang out with them, they’re listening to jazz. …   more >>
cite as

Hamilton College . In Herbie Hancock, Hamilton College. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1383935182714 accessed: 13 June, 2024 (Jazz Archive, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323.)

location of experience: Chicago


Herbie Hancock

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1950's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Fri, 08 Nov 2013 18:26:22 +0000