Herbie Hancock


Don’t let his so-so pop moves ever fool you into thinking that his jazz chops are by the board. Hancock’s exquisite sense of interplay makes his colleagues quake—and his quartet with guitarist Lionel Loueke passes the ball around real quick—but it’s been revealed that Loueke is off the gig on the 9th, making that night a rare trio sighting, a must-see event that puts the leader’s piano designs front and center.

Fri., March 9, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.; Sat., March 10, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., 2012

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