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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…

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Copacabana: From Chick’s Camera

  • Copacabana with clouds
    Copacabana with clouds
    Copacabana with clouds
  • Copacabana walking
    Copacabana walking
    Copacabana walking
  • Copacabana this way
    Copacabana this way
    Copacabana this way
  • Copacabana that way
    Copacabana that way
    Copacabana that way
  • Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro
    Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro
    Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro

They were dreary days in Rio – – but the audience was great. Copacabana has such history – – no matter what else is going on in Rio, there’s always some space and good feelings on the beach. Ipanema is the next beach over – that’s where “The Girl . . . . ” came…

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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!

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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…

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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

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The incomparable Chick Corea, known for his genre-defying brilliance, captures the evolution of his adventurous music career with a month-long 70th birthday celebration at New York’s Blue Note, featuring ten different star-studded lineups in more than forty performances. Fresh off a 70-city, multi-continental tour with Return to Forever IV, Corea returns to Greenwich Village fifty…

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