Trilogy Tour Finale in Madrid!

Hi all! If you caught the “Notes from the Road” from earlier this month, you would have seen that Chick was just kicking off a seven-week European tour with Christian McBride and Brian Blade. Not too long into March, news began trickling in about the Coronavirus and how, in the name of public safety, governments worldwide were beginning to advise …

Trilogy Trio Hits the Road in Europe

It’s been a few months, but we’re officially back on the road! When we last left off, Chick had finished a couple orchestral gigs in the Pacific Northwest with the Seattle and Portland Symphony Orchestras and conductor Steve Mercurio, a duet with Chucho Valdés at Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC. And, oh yeah, two nights in Muscat, Oman at …

Levante Newspaper Valencia Spain

“Trilogy”, published in 2014, was for many people a return from Chick Korea to more classic jazz. What does this “Trilogy 2” represent in your career? Trilogy represents my wonderful long time association with Christian McBride and Brian Blade. Through the years we developed a great friendship and musical rapport that is unlike anything else I’ve done. Throughout your career, …

LA Nueva Espana

by Chus Neira -You’ve been 60 years on the road, on the stage, playing and recording music. What are your own vision of your career when you look back? Really I spend no time looking back – except to study the Masters of the Craft – from Mozart and Scarlatti through to Duke Ellington and Miles Davis. The future is …

JazzTimes

Chick Corea Is the Well-Tempered Clavierist – Tom Moon At 78, in the midst of a wave of creative activity that’s impressive even for him, the pianist is intensely focused on staying in tune—in every sense of that term For most of its recent tour, the Chick Corea Trio has opened its concerts with a seemingly ordinary tuning ritual. Corea plays a …

7 Cities in 9 Days: Chick Corea Trilogy Wraps its US Tour

Hi all, With the finish line in sight, Trilogy wrapped up the final week of their North American Tour in flying colors — spanning 7 different cities in 9 days! The balmy port town of Wilmington, NC was first up, where folks at The Wilson Center showed the trio some true southern hospitality. Wilmington, NC October 23, 2019 Following that …

Chick’s Hometown Show: “An Amazing Feeling”

Week 3 of the Trilogy trio’s standout North American tour began north of the border with a couple dates in Canada. First was a night at the beautiful Maison Symphonique in Montreal, where the trio brought some much needed warmth in the midst of a creeping coldspell. The setlist, much like the city itself, was a triumphant mix of the …

The Trilogy Trio Heads Back to School

Hi all! The Trilogy tour continues to roll right along through North America – this week hitting three separate college campuses across 1,900 miles! Starting where we last left off – in Boulder, CO – the group played at The Macky Auditorium on the University of Colorado campus, wowing the sold-out crowd full of students, musicians and fans from all …

Trilogy Hits the Road!

Hi all! Chick is back on the road this month with Christian McBride and Brian Blade as they tour their brand-new, highly-acclaimed album Trilogy 2! La Jolla, CA Balboa Theatre, 2 October 2019 The tour started off in La Jolla, CA where the group tore through their first show together in months as though they hadn’t stopped playing with each …

Patriot Ledger

The Grammy-winning Chick Corea Trilogy performs Sunday night at Symphony Hall in Boston. Ever since he first began plinking away at a piano at age 4, Chick Corea has loved making music. That’s carried him through a career that has seen him recognized as one of the most innovative and important figures in modern jazz, not to mention the most …

Albuquerque Jounal

SANTA FE, N.M. — Just by himself, keyboardist Chick Corea is a heavyweight when it comes to modern jazz. Throw in a couple of fellow virtuosos like bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade, and what you’ve got is a power Trilogy ready to jam through a energetic evening of improvisation. The Chick Corea Trilogy plays The Lensic on Tuesday …

Forbes

Exclusive: Jazz Legend Chick Corea On Creativity, Inspiration And His New U.S. Tour ForbesLife The worldview from Los Angeles Chick Corea performs at CAP UCLA at Royce Hall on October 3 at 8 pm When celebrated keyboardist, composer and bandleader Chick Coreareturns to UCLA’s Center for Art Performance at Royce Hall next month, it will be a homecoming of sorts, summoning …

Live at the Tokyo Jazz Festival!

The Akoustic Band and the Elektric Band were back at it for a jam-packed, exhilarating three days of shows in Japan this past week!

The Spanish Heart Band: Adventures in Europe

Hi all, The Spanish Heart Band summer tour continues to roll right along!  Week 3 began in Rotterdam, Netherlands where the group played at the North Sea Jazz festival, an event considered to be the largest indoor jazz festival in the world. The group took the stage to a responsive Bohemian crowd which reveled in all the influences present in the …