HERBIE HANCOCK & WAYNE SHORTER
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Thursday, April 21, 2016, 8:00 pm
Bass Concert Hall
$42.50 - $125.50
Jazz legends Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter perform together April 21 at Bass Concert Hall.
About Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music. Throughout his explorations, he has transcended limitations and genres while maintaining his unmistakable voice. With an illustrious career spanning five decades and 14 Grammy® Awards, including Album of the Year for River: The Joni Letters, he continues to amaze audiences across the globe.
There are few artists in the music industry who have had more influence on acoustic and electronic jazz and R&B than Herbie Hancock. As the immortal Miles Davis said in his autobiography, “Herbie was the step after Bud Powell and Thelonious Monk, and I haven’t heard anybody yet who has come after him.”
Now in the fifth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: in the forefront of world culture, technology, business and music. Though one can’t track exactly where he will go next, he is sure to leave his inimitable imprint wherever he lands.
About Wayne Shorter
One of the most influential saxophonists and composers in the pantheon of modern music, let alone jazz, Wayne Shorter is currently celebrating his 81st terrestrial year. Regarded as a pioneer since his emergence in the 1950’s, his trajectory has restlessly embodied continual exploration and unencumbered momentum. A generation of musicians and fans see and hear him as a humble master who created a timeless vocabulary – as vital as it is unbound. Shorter won in three categories of the 2014 JJA Jazz Awards, taking honors for Musician of the Year, Record of the Year for his quartet’s searing Blue Note release, Without A Net, and the Wayne Shorter Quartet was named top Midsize Ensemble of the Year.
Special Pre-Event Dining Option
The Bass Concert Hall Café no longer serves a full menu. A limited menu is now offered and determined on a per show basis. Meals are priced per plate.
Herb Roasted Carved Turkey Breast W/ Gravy
Seasoned Wild Rice
Buttered Corn on the Cobb
Dinner Roll w/Butter
The University requires all faculty, staff, students, and visitors to pay for parking on campus. Please be aware when you come to a performance that UT parking has changed and new signage has been posted in regards to the changes. All parking on campus – both ADA and non-ADA requires a permit or payment of fees – this does include the ADA on Robert Dedman Drive. Patrons to the Texas Performing Arts complex are encouraged to park in university parking garages or LBJ surface lots. A discounted parking rate of $6 can be purchased on-line at: https://utparking.clickandpark.com/. The discounted parking is only available online until 10pm, the day prior to an event. Please read signs carefully.
$10 Event Parking is also available for purchase in person on the day of your event at the entrances to the surrounding surface lots and garages.
Valet parking will be available for $21 on the day of the event. The valet station is located in front of the main entrance of Bass Concert Hall on 23rd Street. Valet parking is cash only.
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