A Classic, Reimagined: “Spain” by the Akoustic Band

“Spain” is probably Chick’s most-requested song, and the tune has been seen a lot of different interpretations—from intimate duets to big-band readings—since it debuted in 1972. On Chick’s Facebook page the other day, quite of few fans named this version as their favorite: the closing song on Akoustic Band, released in 1989. That’s John Patitucci…

Five Decades of Music In a One-Hour Interview

When I was told that Chick Corea would be given the Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award for his many contributions in virtually every style of ensemble music imaginable by Chamber Music America at their 2010 conference here in New York and that one of the various events celebrating Chick would be a one hour…