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Herbie Hancock And Joni Mitchell Perform For Yahoo

Herbie Hancock, winner of the 2008 Album of the Year Grammy for 'River: The Joni Letters' (Verve), took the stage with longtime friend, collaborator and inspiration Joni Mitchell when he taped a show for Nissan Live Sets that will debut on Yahoo! Music April 1. It is the first time a worldwide audience will be able to see the two play together.

Mitchell sang on three of her songs - "River, " "Tea Leaf Prophecy" and "Hana." Hancock, backed by guitarist Lionel Loueke, bassist Marcus Miller, drummer Vinnie Colaiuta, saxophonist Bob Sheppard, vocalist Sonya Kitchell and DJ C-Minus, also played classics including "Chameleon, " "Watermelon Man, " "Maiden Voyage" and "Rockit."

The performance, including video streams of 10 individual songs and an audience Q&A, will be available beginning April 1 at http://music.yahoo.com/promo-31904706

Hancock will begin an international tour in May that will include Brazil, Europe and many dates in the U.S. and Canada, including the Playboy Jazz Festival in Los Angeles.



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