(Press Release) Experience the fascinating world of legendary jazz pianist, Herbie Hancock, as he collaborates with award-winning musicians for his latest album, which is documented on the DVD, Herbie Hancock: Possibilities, taking the stage April 18, 2006 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. Charting Hancock’s fascinating life, including rare footage of the Miles Davis quintet, the DVD explodes with unexpected and unbelievable music and education. From putting notes on paper to bringing the chords to life, Hancock hits the studio with Christina Aguilera, Carlos Santana, Trey Anastasio, Annie Lennox, John Mayer, Joss Stone, Sting and more to record the tracks, which include two 2005 Grammy® nominated songs, “Gelo Na Montanha,” and “A Song For You,” the latter of which was performed by Hancock and Aguilera at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards® in February. Possibilities will debut in theatres on April 14 in New York and Los Angeles and will begin airing on HDNet on April 23, five days after the DVD release. A musical gift for all generations, Possibilities will be available to own on DVD for the suggested retail price of $26.98.
DVD Special Features
Bonus Performances by Hancock and Wayne Shorter and Hancock and Trey Anastasio.
A rare and true icon of modern music, Herbie Hancock continues to bring audiences new and inventive visions of music. In August 2005, the Possibilities album was released, featuring the collaborative talents of a legendary lineup of artists. The film, Herbie Hancock: Possibilities, showcases this musical project in development and design, as Herbie interacts with artists, such as Christina Aguilera, John Mayer, Paul Simon, Annie Lennox, Sting and others. A leader of musical innovation, Herbie explores the creation of fresh music through collaboration and expansion upon his and others’ experiences, and what results is a collection of poignant musical imprints.