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Herbie Hancock Named Creative Chair for Jazz for L.A. Philharmonic

Herbie Hancock and Christian McBride

Herbie Hancock will succeed bassist Christian McBride as the third Creative Chair for Jazz for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association.

“It is a great honor to be selected as the next Creative Chair for Jazz, and follow in the footsteps of Christian McBride, who has presented programming of incredible breadth and talent,” said Hancock. “I intend to continue this tradition and also bring to fruition new ideas and one-of-a-kind programs in two of the finest venues for live music: Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl.”

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