Video: Corea + McBride + Blade Live

This trio first came together on the Five Peace Band tour in 2009, when Brian Blade took over the drum chair from Vinnie Colaiuta. On that tour, there were moments when John McLaughlin and Kenny Garrett laid out, and a powerful, deeply improvisational trio sound was born. See the full live concert schedule for Corea + McBride + Blade’s tour …

Video: the Freedom Band in Rehearsal

This was shot in rehearsal, just before the Freedom Band set at the Istanbul Jazz Festival—you can tell right away why Chick calls this band “a group of friends.” Just two US dates for the Freedom Band left: Portland, OR: September 17 Monterey Jazz Festival: September 18