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Herbie Hancock

Keith Waters

in Postbop Jazz in the 1960s: The Compositions of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190604578
eISBN:
9780190604608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604578.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Hancock’s postbop composition provided some of the signature sounds of the 1960s. “King Cobra” (My Point of View) relies on both major third and minor third axis progressions, often using a ... More


Wayne Shorter: Beyond a Smile on a Face

Mike Zwerin

in The Parisian Jazz Chronicles: An Improvisational Memoir

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108064
eISBN:
9780300127386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108064.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the author's interview with American jazz musicians Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter. It discusses Shorter's stories about the loss of wife, his autistic child, and other ... More


Postbop Jazz in the 1960s: The Compositions of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea

Keith Waters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190604578
eISBN:
9780190604608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604578.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Innovations in postbop jazz compositions of the 1960s occurred in several dimensions, including harmony, form, and melody. Postbop jazz composers such as Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, ... More


Sorcerer

Davis Quintet

in The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965–68

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195393835
eISBN:
9780190268046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393835.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the musical composition of the album The Sorcerer by the Miles Davis Quintet. It considers the group's practice of placing complete or partial statements of the head's melody ... More


Minh’s Jazz Club

Stan BH Tan-Tangbau and Quyền Văn Minh

in Playing Jazz in Socialist Vietnam: Quyên Văn Minh and Jazz in Há Nôi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496836335
eISBN:
9781496836328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496836335.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

On 23 October 1997, Minh’s Jazz Club opened its doors in Hà Nội. It was the first jazz club to open in Vietnam under communist rule. Ever since then, Minh’s Jazz Club has been the place for ... More


Evolutionary Perspectives

Keith Waters

in Postbop Jazz in the 1960s: The Compositions of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190604578
eISBN:
9780190604608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604578.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The chapter supplies three areas for further inquiry into postbop composition: tonal vestiges that connect to earlier tonal jazz practices (through bass motion by descending fifth and descending half ... More


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