fun. Thanks Chick at the 55th Grammy Awards [video]

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!

Chick Previews the Vigil Setlist [New Album + Tour 2013]

Chick Corea & The Vigil

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 Tim Garland – saxophone Charles …

Chick & Gary Burton Thank-You Cam at the 2013 Grammys

Chick and Gary Burton take a turn on the Thank-You Cam, backstage at the 2013 Grammy Awards! Chick & Gary Burton are winners this year for their album Hot House: Best Instrumental Composition, “Mozart Goes Dancing” Best Improvised Jazz Solo, “Hot House”

UPDATE: Chick Earns 2 Awards at 2013 Grammy Award Ceremony

[UPDATE:] Chick took home 2 Grammy Awards at the pre-telecast ceremony this evening! Best Instrumental Composotion, “Mozart Goes Dancing” (from Hot House with Gary Burton) Best Improvised Jazz Solo, “Hot House” (from Hot House with Gary Burton) Chick will be performing at the Grammys®! Catch Chick on the Grammy telecast, with Stanley Clarke and Kenny Garrett, in honor of Dave …

Chick Nominated for 5 Grammy Awards!

Further Explorations and Hot House

Capping a year of stellar music, Chick is now up for five Grammy© Awards! The details: Best Improvised Jazz Solo “Hot House” – Gary Burton & Chick Corea, soloists “Alice in Wonderland” – Chick Corea, soloist Best Jazz Instrumental Album Further Explorations – Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez & Paul Motian Hot House – Chick Corea & Gary Burton Best Instrumental …

Chick’s Big 70th Year — June ’11- June ’12

Chick in Tokyo

Even in a career packed with watershed years, Chick’s 70th stands out as a milestone. Let’s take a look at the numbers: Grammy Awards: 2 Best Jazz Instrumental Album: Forever, with Corea, Clarke & White Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “500 Miles High,” from Forever New albums: 6 Forever, with Corea, Clarke & White Orvieto, with Stefano Bollani Further Explorations, with …

Happy Birthday Chick!

It’s Chick’s Birthday! He’s spending it on tour in beautiful Rio de Janeiro. Help us wish him a resounding “Happy Birthday Maestro” — Leave your birthday wishes on Twitter, Facebook in the comments!

2 Grammy® Wins for Forever!

Chick, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White took home 2 Grammys last night, for their 2-disc set Forever: • Best Jazz Instrumental Album • Best Improvised Jazz Solo (Chick, “500 Miles High”)

Businessweek: Chick’s Residency at the Blue Note

Bloomberg Businessweek talked to Chick this week as he approaches the halfway point of his month-long Birthday Bash at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City. After kicking off with Return to Forever Unplugged and the Five Peace Band, Chick this week welcomes a first for the Blue Note: the Harlem String Quartet will join him, with longtime …

RTF, Unplugged and on Fire at the Blue Note, NYC

Return to Forever was on fire at the Blue Note in New York City the last two nights — in a configuration never heard before, unplugged: Chick (piano) Frank Gambale (acoustic guitar) Stanley Clarke (acoustic bass) Lenny White (drums) And this is just the beginning — Chick’s at the Blue Note all month, with 10 all-star bands. Check out the …

New York Times: “The Chameleon of Jazz”

The New York Times ran a spotlight on Chick and his Birthday Bash at the Blue Note this month — including two nights with Return to Forever, Unplugged — this ran on the cover of the Arts section yesterday! “His career is among the most kaleidoscopic in jazz.” — NYT