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

By Maria Jean Sullivan m.sullivan@classicalite.com on Oct 31, 2014 06:02 PM EDT
Herbie Hancock, Sasha Frere-Jones (Photo : Herbie Hancock and Sasha Frere-Jones talk 'Possibilities' at BAM. All photos: Beowulf Sheehan/BAM)
Herbie Hancock, Sasha Frere-Jones (Photo : Hancock explains his days working with Miles Davis. )
Herbie Hancock, Sasha Frere-Jones (Photo : Frere-Jones prompts Hancock on questions about his Buddhism practice. )
Herbie Hancock, Sasha Frere-Jones (Photo : A nearly sold out crowd gathered at BAM to hear Hancock discuss his life and work. )
Herbie Hancock, Sasha Frere-Jones (Photo : From his Fat Albert days to 'Head Hunters', Hancock tells all in his memoir, 'Possibilities'. )
Herbie Hancock, Sasha Frere-Jones (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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