Chick Corea

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Chick Corea: his 10 greatest recordings
From hard bop to fusion, mischievousness to sensitivity, Corea’s wide-ranging catalogue lived at the vanguard of jazz

John Fordham

15, Feb, 2021 @11:15 AM

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Chick Corea obituary
Jazz pianist who was happy to stray into rock and classical fusions

John Fordham

14, Feb, 2021 @4:08 PM

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Chick Corea: a fearless musical adventurer who took the art of piano to new heights
From flights of sublime abstraction with Miles Davis to virtuoso jazz fusion, Corea’s artistry was irresistible to the last

Richard Williams

12, Feb, 2021 @2:31 PM

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Chick Corea, Grammy-winning jazz musician, dies at 79
The composer, keyboardist and bandleader, who won 23 Grammy awards, has died of a rare form of cancer

Guardian music and agencies

11, Feb, 2021 @10:25 PM

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Miles Davis's 20 greatest albums – ranked!
With his lost 1985 album Rubberband out in September, and the 50th anniversary of In a Silent Way – released this week – we count down the jazz icon’s finest moments

John Fordham

01, Aug, 2019 @12:30 PM

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Chick Corea review – full-throttle jazz that starts in fifth gear
From blues licks to Liszt, drummer Dave Weckl and bassist John Patitucci join the legendary pianist for tight, near-telepathic playing

John Lewis

01, Aug, 2018 @10:45 AM

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Cheltenham jazz festival review – a canny mix of populism and creative eclecticism
Chick Corea was both familiar and fresh while Kandace Springs mixed modern R&B with classic jazz standards at the Jamie Cullum-curated festival

John Fordham

02, May, 2017 @3:08 PM

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Chick Corea and the Vigil review – a captivating celebration of sponteneity
One of jazz’s most inventive piano improvisers jacks up the excitement with a dynamic rhythm section and plenty of gleeful percussive banter

John Fordham

11, Nov, 2015 @2:51 PM

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The playlist: jazz
Standout shows in recent weeks from a club-infused Neneh Cherry and a lovey-dovey Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock have this week’s playlist returning to some classic past recordings

John Fordham

20, Jul, 2015 @7:11 AM

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Chick Corea/Herbie Hancock review – quicksilver exchange from jazz royalty
Corea and Hancock really can converse in any musical idiom, from abstract noise to jazzy lyricism, peppered with their own iconic tunes to rapturous applause

John Fordham

08, Jul, 2015 @12:13 PM

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Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea to tour together
Jazz greats go out on their first tour as a duo since 1978

Guardian music

23, Jan, 2015 @8:38 AM

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Chick Corea: Trilogy CD review – piano master returns to acoustic jazz trio mode
This compilation of live trio recordings is a must for Chick Corea fans, and indeed for all jazz piano fans, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

16, Oct, 2014 @6:30 PM

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