In a special episode, SoCal Connected correspondent Michael Okwu gains unprecedented access to jazz great Herbie Hancock, at home and on-stage.
The legendary 14-time Grammy winner opens up about his life, history, and accomplishments from over half a century of music-making with some of the jazz world's greatest artists. This special half-hour features amazing performances and never-before-seen footage of Hancock. It also includes interviews with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Quincy Jones, Chaka Khan, and Los Angeles Times jazz critic, Chris Barton.
SoCal Connected takes you on a journey from the origins of Hancock's career as a musical prodigy with legendary trumpeter Miles Davis -- to his days recording hit songs for commercials and TV—to his current role spearheading jazz programs for the L.A. Philharmonic & Hollywood Bowl with renowned composer Gustavo Dudamel.