What Does the Name “Return to Forever” Mean?

Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke in rehearsal, 2011

Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke in rehearsal, 2011

”The poetic thought behind [that title] was that in music and in art in general, when one puts their attention on creativity, what you’re doing is returning to a very natural home ground of yourself, of the spirit, of something that everyone has in common,” Corea said.

”I’m always trying to communicate from that place and return to it. You get into the survival aspects of your life and you can forget about that easily, so that was like a reminder: return to forever.'”

Read the full story in the Sydney Morning Herald.

Chick is in Australia now with the rest of Return to Forever IV, to kick off their 2011 world tour.

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