Learn Herbie's Minor Third Lick from "Dolphin Dance"

Herbie Hancock is known as one of the great innovators of jazz piano.

In honor of his 80th birthday last week, we’ve got a lick this week from his iconic record “Maiden Voyage” (1965).

He introduces his solo with this ascending minor third idea on what would become a jazz standard tune of his, “Dolphin Dance.”

Happy Birthday, Herbie!

If you have questions or suggestions for a Lick Of The Week you would like us to do, please leave them in the comments down below.

Happy Practicing!

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