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Herbie Hancock announces Imagine Project UK dates (2010)

Herbie Hancock

Story by Jack Foley

GRAMMY-winning artist and musical pioneer Herbie Hancock will return to the UK for three very special concerts this November featuring his Imagine Project Band.

The dates are November 12 at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and November 13 and 14, 2010 at London’s Royal Festival Hall.

Tickets for all three shows are on sale now.

The tour will see Herbie performing songs from The Imagine Project along with landmark tracks from his stellar career.

The dates form part of a world-wide tour which will see him perform in Europe, the Far East, Australia and the USA, and include a very special concert celebrating his 70th birthday at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday, September 1, featuring many special guests.

Herbie Hancock’s The Imagine Project is an unprecedented international recording and video project featuring collaborations between music legend Herbie Hancock and over a dozen superstars from every region of the planet.

Hancock is joined on the CD by Anoushka Shankar, Seal, Pink, John Legend, Juanes, Jeff Beck, Konono No l, Lionel Loueke, Ceu, Dave Matthews, Lisa Hannigan, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Chaka Khan, Tinariwen, The Chieftains, Marcus Miller, Wayne Shorter, Oumou Sangare, Los Lobos, India.Arie, James Morrison, Toumani Diabete and more

The UK dates are (all November 2010):

12 – Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
13 & 14 – London, Royal Festival Hall (Part of the London Jazz Festival)