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Herbie Gets His Due

from Lee Bailey’s EUR WEB

HERBIE HANCOCK JOINS L.A. PHILHARMONIC:

Jazz great named creative chair; begins two-year tenure in 2010.

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has tapped Herbie Hancock as its new creative chair for jazz, a post that oversees jazz programming at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl.

 

According to Variety, the Grammy winner is scheduled to begin a two-year tenure starting with the 2010 season. He will succeed Christian McBride, who has held the post since 2006.

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Posted on August 7, 2009 by Editor

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