Herbie Hancock

Jazz Fest headliner Herbie Hancock has done it all in music: he's had hit records - won multiple Grammys - played in and led legendary bands - composed for television and film. At 72 - Herbie Hancock continues to travel the world making great music - and - since last summer - serving as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO. WWNO's Fred Kasten has more...

Herbie Hancock is one of the world's finest pianists – and a great composer.  He plays Jazz Fest with his quartet Saturday, May 5.

New Orleans' Jazzfest and the Oil Spill

Apr 27, 2012

On this week's episode we'll take a look at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival from several different points of view. Plus Eve Abrams investigates Shell Beach, Louisiana during the second anniversary of the BP oil spill.