In my experience I have never really “played with” an instrument — it has always been the player that I’ve been making music with. – Chick
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…
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.
Chick joined Stevie Wonder onstage in Los Angeles to play “Contusion,” from Stevie’s classic album Songs in the Key of Life. The three-hour concert also featured Herbie Hancock, John Mayer and many more.
Chick Corea & The Vigil at the Tokyo Jazz Festival — their first outing since the summer tour of the US, and the commencement of two-week series throughout Tokyo, including Chick’s first visit to Thailand.