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[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…

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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…

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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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