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Herbie Hancock 

Fun Fact

Hancock has performed with Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Carlos Santana, Paul Simon, Annie Lennox, John Mayer, Christina Aguilera and Sting. 
Herbie Hancock 
Musician 
Born: 4/12/1940 
Location: Cook County Hospital  
Hometown: Chicago 
Grammar School:  
High School: Hyde Park High School 
   

Herbert Jeffrey Hancock is a pianist who has influenced generations of musicians. Hancock began performing with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the age of 11. In his 20s, he appeared on some of Miles Davis’ greatest albums. Hancock did groundbreaking work in jazz fusion and funk in his 30s. He has never lost his innovative edge, and his musical vision has earned him multiple Grammy Awards and worldwide recognition.