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Herbie HancockAppearing at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall for his first ever solo concert and for one night only, jazz legend Herbie Hancock promises to be a highlight of the 10 day London Jazz Festival. A trail blazer in the jazz genre since the 1960s, Hancock "could almost be a sci-fi character", according to the New York Times which marvels at his ability to exist, "simultaneously in multiple dimensions", changing his approach multiple times in a short space of time. He switches from acoustic piano to electronic sounds, revisiting and re-shaping many of his best loved pieces including Canteloupe Island, Maiden Voyage, Watermelon Man and Chameleon as well as playing music specially devised for this concert.

 

About Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan arts centre, with 21 acres of creative space and an extraordinary history. Within the Southbank Centre the Royal Festival Hall, one of the world's leading concert venues, stands at the heart of the site. More about Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

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    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 11 minutes from Herbie Hancock
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    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Herbie Hancock
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    London > Attractions > Museums
    Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Herbie Hancock
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    The Hayward Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Herbie Hancock
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    London > Shopping > Books
    Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Herbie Hancock
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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Herbie Hancock
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    London > Shopping > Clothing
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    South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Herbie Hancock
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    Canteen
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Herbie Hancock
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    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Herbie Hancock
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    London > Education > Arts and Drama
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
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    London > Education > Careers Services
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Herbie Hancock
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Herbie Hancock
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Herbie Hancock
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Belvedere Road, SE1 | Same location as Herbie Hancock
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    Bassoon Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Herbie Hancock
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    Gordon's Wine Bar
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Herbie Hancock
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    Skylon
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Herbie Hancock
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
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    A Life in Song: Pete WatermanA Life in Song: Pete WatermanSingers and music industry players come together to pay tribute to pop impresario Pete Waterman, the man who wrote more than 100 UK top 40 hits and selling 40 million records as one third of prolific songwriting partnership Stock Aitken Waterman. For one night only, on Wednesday 29th July, stars gather to reminisce about the man who helped Kylie Mi2015-07-29T00:00:00+01002015-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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    event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Pop
    DATES  Wednesday 29th July 2015
    VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
    Singers and music industry players come together to pay tribute to pop impresario Pete Waterman, the man who wrote more than 100 UK top 40 hits and selling 40 million records as one third of prolific songwriting partnership Stock Aitken Waterman. For one night only, on Wednesday 29th July, stars gather to reminisce about the man who helped Kylie Mi... More about this event
     

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    Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

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