PHOTOS: Herbie Hancock Talks 'Possibilities' with Sasha Frere-Jones at Brooklyn Academy of Music for Unbound: A Literary Series

By Maria Jean Sullivan | Oct 31, 2014 06:02 PM EDT
(Photo : Herbie Hancock and Sasha Frere-Jones talk 'Possibilities' at BAM. All photos: Beowulf Sheehan/BAM)
(Photo : Hancock explains his days working with Miles Davis. )
(Photo : Frere-Jones prompts Hancock on questions about his Buddhism practice. )
(Photo : A nearly sold out crowd gathered at BAM to hear Hancock discuss his life and work. )
(Photo : From his Fat Albert days to 'Head Hunters', Hancock tells all in his memoir, 'Possibilities'. )
(Photo : Following the discussion was a healthy amount of audience generated questions for Hancock. )

Jazz legend, fourteen-time Grammy award winner and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Herbie Hancock opened up about his life and career in his highly anticipated memoir, Possibilities. To celebrate, Hancock and New Yorker magazine critic Sasha Frere-Jones discussed the details and answered audience prompted questions Wednesday night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Rose Cinema as part of the Unbound: A Literary Series.

Buddhist jokester Hancock revealed his story in an enriching and enlightening way led by Frere-Jones. Take a look at some of the evenings more animated moments.

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