In the opening pages of his memoir, Herbie Hancock recounts an onstage episode in Stockholm in the mid-1960s, when he was playing with Miles Davis. In a few brief paragraphs, he sums up Davis’s genius as only a musician deeply conversant with his music could. It is this sort of privileged entrée into Hancock’s musical world that makes Possibilities a worthy addition to jazz literature.
Des Cowley reviews 'Possibilities' by Herbie Hancock
by Herbie Hancock
Viking, $32.99 hb, 344 pp, 9780670041712
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