Chick’s Big 70th Year — June ’11- June ’12

Chick in Tokyo

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

Live concert tours: 9

Photo by Yasuhisa Yoneda