Announcing New Album & Tour from Chick & Béla Fleck

Chick & Béla discuss their new double-album An unclassifiable duet In an unlikely pairing of piano and banjo in 2006, Chick Corea and Béla Fleck joined together to explore the unexplored. Their proposed project, pairing one of jazz’s most prominent instruments with one relegated to “miscellaneous” in critics’ polls, was uncharted territory. But Chick (an admirer of the banjoist’s bluegrass-meets-bebop …

Stanley Clarke “Unleashed” [MusicMagic Podcast]

For the latest episode of the MusicMagic podcast, Return to Forever founder Chick Corea talks with bassist supreme and RTF founding member, Stanley Clarke — about coming up in the ’60s, the Coltrane revelation and their favorite subject — music. Recorded backstage in Vannes, France, minutes before going on stage for the final show of their recent celebrated duet tour. …

Chick Wins 2 Grammys!

Chick took home Best Instrumental Jazz Album for Trilogy and Best Improvised Jazz Solo for “Fingerprints” from Trilogy.

In Memoriam: Pino Daniele

“What a shock to hear that our dear Pino has left us – and so young. I was hoping to make more music with him. I had such a rewarding time working with Pino on “Sicily”. He was a valuable Gem!” – Chick

Chick & The Vigil in Argentina: August 2014

My successes have always been the result allowing myself to be interested in what I’m truly interested in – and then learning more about it. – Chick

Message from Chick: Peter Shukat

Chick’s friend and music attorney of many years passed on Saturday. Peter was in the corner of the world’s greatest artists, representing Miles Davis, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Bob Marley and so many others.

For Paco de Lucía

Paco’s moving on leaves a gigantic hole in the musical life of this world which his friends who have been inspired by him must fill with even more creativity. Paco inspired me in the construction of my own musical world as much as Miles Davis and John Coltrane, or Bartok and Mozart. I will dedicate all my music creation this …

Chick Honors Herbie Hancock at White House Celebration

Chick honored his longtime friend and musical compatriot Herbie Hancock as Herbie received the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor. Chick played with an all-star band, including Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette and Dave Holland.