Herbie Hancock Talks About The Generosity Of J…

Herbie Hancock: ‘I felt like I stood on the shoulders of giants and now it’s my turn

from The Guardian: Herbie Hancock opens up about his struggles with addiction, the importance of striving and why the secret to jazz is generosity

It’s 6pm on a Saturday night and Herbie Hancock is chanting down the phone to me.

Nam-myoho-renge-kyo. Nam-myoho-renge-kyo. Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, he goes. Nam-myoho-renge-kyo. Nam-myoho-renge-kyo. Nam-myoho-renge-kyo.

He pauses, a little…

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