The Poho Family Funk Revue will pay tribute to the legendary jazz funk composer and pianist Herbie Hancock Feb. 28. To nail the complex and groovy tunes Hancock was known for, the band will consist of saxophonist Mike Quinn and drummer Stuart White of Doom Flamingo, guitarist David Grimm of G.L.O.W. and Motown Throwdown, bassist Vonte E-Nuf of the Four20s and jazz pianist Nick Brewer.
Hancock’s career, littered with classic albums and innovations, began in the early ’60s thanks to two other jazz titans: Miles Davis and Blue Note Records. Hancock wrote several jazz standards in his early days, such as “Watermelon Man” and “Maiden Voyage,” while also performing in Davis’ quintet for most of the ’60s.
After a string of critically lauded LPs where Hancock practiced different styles of jazz, he created his most controversial (and renowned) release in 1973, the jazz-fusion album, Head Hunters.
Throughout his career, Hancock released over 40 studio albums and a dozen live albums, achieving some crossover success with rock, funk and hip-hop crowds, as well. The Poho Family Funk Revue will have plenty to jam on.
Seating is limited at the Pour House, due to COVID-19 restrictions. Tickets are $12 per seat, but concert goers are required to purchase all seats at a table. Tables range from two to eight seats. Tickets can be purchased online at charlestonpourhouse.com.