Chick Corea & The Vigil at the Tokyo Jazz Festival — their first outing since the summer tour of the US, and the commencement of two-week series throughout Tokyo, including Chick’s first visit to Thailand.
The Vigil – Years of dreaming – 6 months in preparation and pre production – a year of tours around the planet – our final week at NYC Blue Note home base.
Tonight’s 1st concert of the duet with Stanley was a big blast – – – – great audiences response – – – I didn’t know what to expect – – we played very melodically tonight – – It was very intimate in the Fukui beautiful concert hall – – – we tried a lot of…
A whirlwind week of activity at one of the most prestigious venues in the world — New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center — culminated in three nights dedicated to Chick and his music.
Joshua Bell, one of the world’s truly great violinists, invited Chick into the recording studio this week. Chick brought a virtuoso new arrangement of “Greensleeves,” which they recorded as a gorgeous duet showcase. Take a look inside the studio: