This colabo album offers decent covers, but falls flat as good jazz.
Herbie Hancock is a restlessly ambitious jazz pianist who has shocked audiences with jagged, avant-garde bop, said Jake Coyle in the Associated Press. On this album of collaborations with pop stars, he shocks with his uncharacteristic lack of energy and funk. Hancock brings in John Mayer, Joss Stone, Sting, Paul Simon, and Christina Aguilera. While his own playing is never less than