Chick took home Best Instrumental Jazz Album for Trilogy and Best Improvised Jazz Solo for “Fingerprints” from Trilogy.
“What a shock to hear that our dear Pino has left us – and so young. I was hoping to make more music with him. I had such a rewarding time working with Pino on “Sicily”. He was a valuable Gem!” – Chick
Stevie surprised the audience by hopping on stage for two tunes.
Chick’s friend and music attorney of many years passed on Saturday. Peter was in the corner of the world’s greatest artists, representing Miles Davis, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Bob Marley and so many others.
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…