Herbie Hancock on life, death, faith and friendship with fellow jazz icon Wayne Shorter
Musical legend Herbie Hancock celebrates his 83rd birthday Wednesday. The pianist, composer and National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master was also friends for decades with fellow jazz icon saxophonist Wayne Shorter. The two lions of jazz played music together and practiced Buddhism together for more than half a century.
Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with Hancock.
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