Jazz legend Herbie Hancock makes his International Festival debut with a stunning performance of music spanning his 60 year career.
Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music. Throughout his illustrious career, spanning six decades and hundreds of awards (including 14 Grammy Awards), he continues to amaze audiences across the globe. An artist of immense integrity and vision, his phenomenal output has successfully transcended limitations and genres, all while maintaining his own inimitable voice.
Few artists have had more influence on acoustic and electronic jazz and R&B, as well as inspiring generations of hip-hop and dance music artists. Now in the sixth decade of his career, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: in the forefront of world culture and music. He makes his International Festival debut with a special concert at the Edinburgh Playhouse, playing songs from his stunning back catalogue.