1997 National Engineers Week
Jazz musician. Hancock has retained permanent and prominent spots in the music industry since the 1970s. He is the winner of more than 20 industry awards, including three Grammy awards.
B.A. in music composition with two years of studies in electrical engineering, Grinnell College. The electronic influences in his music are pleasantly apparent and provide a unique and unmistakable sound.
Visit Herbie Hancock's website, Rhythm of Life.
For more information on African Americans in engineering, contact the National Society of Black Engineers home page at http://www.nsbe.org.