Musician Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty ft. Jacob Collier & Herbie Hancock | WIRED

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  • Published on:  Monday, January 8, 2018
  • 23-year-old musician, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier explains the concept of harmony to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a professional, and jazz legend Herbie Hancock.

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    Musician Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty ft. Jacob Collier & Herbie Hancock | WIRED
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  • McFly

     (Jan 25, 2018)

    And on level 6 they just intensely stare at each other.

  • Cory Swygert

     (Mar 19, 2019)

    Jump to level 10 and the universe explodes.

  • Spazzsticks

     (Mar 16, 2019)

    More like "jacob collier and herbie hancock agreeing after playing jazzy chords"

  • Eduardo Brachetti

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  • Gray Overton

     (Mar 2, 2019)

    That college student is like “yeah dude I know wtf harmony is my mom just made me do this”

  • mangualc

     (Mar 9, 2019)


  • Jon Bezeau

     (Mar 11, 2019)

    If there is a mightier flex than having Herbie Hancock in your music theory video, I have yet to imagine it.

  • Joshua Milo Music

     (Mar 7, 2019)

    _what about negative harmony... the d a r k s i d e_ 🤔🤔🤔🤔

  • Pyrela

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  • Charlie Marin

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  • Howard Wimshurst

     (Sep 27, 2018)

    at level 5 they gave up the limitations of speech and just communicated with music which was much more efficient

  • piwinter

     (Mar 4, 2019)

    +kathorseesCompared to Herbie Jacob plays like a nervous jitter bug! Lol He simply hasn't lived long enough and hasn't experienced enough life to make the (musical) choices like a Herbie Hancock!

  • zgniniarT

     (Feb 1, 2019)

    +kathorsees Woah, they are friends who enjoy making an educational video together in which they can talk about a topic they are both into and present it to an audience, that might not have heard of it. You completely missed the point if you think this was about teaching something to Herbie. No discussion planned, No discussion presented. Simple as that. The question about circle of fifths was for the audience as well. Want him to paint a banner, so even you understand rhetorical questions? "How do...

  • Daniel Wai

     (Mar 17, 2019)

    I literally use this video to track my progress in my music degree.


     (23 hours ago)

    hahaha same

  • Critical Ravi

     (Apr 12, 2019)

    So, harmonies are a form of language with many different sounds to express a wide variety of feelings? That's great!Pop Music: I really like those 4 chords though...

  • Kyle J. Bales

     (3 days ago)

    Listen to some real Ariana music other than 7 rings or thank u next and you'll find it

  • Raven Tabiola

     (Mar 28, 2019)

    Level 5: "and it was like *plays piano*" "yeah" "and this *plays another chord*" "*nods*" "to this *do set of chords*" "uhumm"

  • Froli Lapume

     (21 hours ago)

    hahahah totally

  • UrbanSmash SoulJah

     (3 days ago)

    Who needs English when you’ve got the language of music.

  • Restu Aditya

     (Apr 4, 2019)

    and then black hooded man approaches"do you know bOOgie wOOgiE???"

  • Jose Garcia

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