Pianist and singer/songwriter Bruce Hornsby has built one of the most diverse, collaborative and adventurous careers in contemporary music, composing powerful songs from the heart and tapping into many musical genres, such as pop, jazz, bluegrass and soul. Drawing from a wellspring of diverse American musical traditions, the singer/pianist/composer/bandleader has created a large, adventurous and accomplished body of work in contemporary music and employed a vast array of stylistic approaches.
His three Grammy wins include Best New Artist (1986), Best Bluegrass Recording (1989) and a shared award with Branford Marsalis in 1993 for Best Pop Instrumental for “Barcelona Mona,” a song written and performed for the 1992 Olympic Games.
The breadth of his collaborations speaks volumes about his unique fusion of mainstream appeal and wild musical diversity. His albums have sold over 11 million copies worldwide.
Hornsby has participated in memorable events — including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opening concert in September 1995; Farm Aid IV and VI; and Woodstock II (1994) and Woodstock III (1999) — and performed the National Anthem at NBA All-Star game, four NBA Finals, the 1997 World Series Game 5 and on the soundtrack to “Baseball: A Film By Ken Burns.” He also had a long involvement with the Grateful Dead, performing as a member of the group on tour for two years. Most recently, he was a special guest of Bon Iver for their set at the Coachella Festival in April 2017.
Hornsby’s restless musical spirit continues to spontaneously push him forward into exciting new musical pursuits. He composed and performed for many projects with a long-time collaborator, filmmaker Spike Lee. His latest score, for Lee’s Netflix production “She’s Gotta Have It,”was completed last year.
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