Renowned Pianist-Composer Chick Corea
A prolific explorer of jazz music
An NEA Jazz Master, 16-time Grammy winner, prolific composer and undisputed keyboard virtuoso, Chick Corea has attained living legend status after four decades of unparalleled creativity and an artistic output that is simply staggering.
From straight ahead to avant-garde, bebop to fusion, children's songs to chamber music, along with some far-reaching forays into symphonic works, Chick has touched an astonishing number of musical bases in his illustrious career while maintaining a standard of excellence that is awe-inspiring. A tirelessly creative spirit, Chick continues to forge ahead, continually reinventing himself in the process.
Chick Corea Freedom Band
Chick's new all-star quartet features alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett, bassist Christian McBride, and legendary drummer Roy Haynes, who turns 85 this year. McBride and Garrett have both previously played in Chick's Remembering Bud Powell group and the Five Peace Band.
Official Website: http://www.chickcorea.com
Added by insightmg9 on June 8, 2010