At the 55th Grammy Awards — where Chick picked up 2 awards, for Best Instrumental Composition and Best Improvised Jazz Solo — the band fun., in their acceptance speech for Song of the Year, took a moment to thank Chick! Watch the video now!
In the early ’50s I came across Horace Silver’s music and began to copy his songs and piano solos. That was a great school for me … — Chick
The Italians were among the first Europeans to embrace jazz. I feel at home in the north, in the south and also in Sicily. — Chick
Chick Corea asked: which songs do you want to hear The Vigil play? Chick’s got a stack of new compositions for his brand-new band, including a new studio album. For live performances, the band will also play some Corea Classics. Here, Chick gives you a preview! Chick Corea & The Vigil: Chick Corea – keyboards…
In accepting this evening’s award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo, with Gary Burton, Chick spoke to the community of musicians: “I know we’ve all got the same intention, to bring pleasure and beauty to people in the world.” Watch the full acceptance speech, above.