Jazz musician Herbie Hancock was among the participants at Entertainment Gathering, a three-day conference that demonstrated how modern specializations--3D animation, world-class concert music, evolutionary biology, architecture and blogging--reveal their underlying similarities in the light of the information age. Here Hancock accompanies himself in a high-tech jam session.
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