Chick Wins 2 Grammys!

Chick took home Best Instrumental Jazz Album for Trilogy and Best Improvised Jazz Solo for “Fingerprints” from Trilogy.

In Memoriam: Pino Daniele

Pino Daniele

“What a shock to hear that our dear Pino has left us – and so young. I was hoping to make more music with him. I had such a rewarding time working with Pino on “Sicily”. He was a valuable Gem!” – Chick

Message from Chick: Peter Shukat

Peter Shukat

Chick’s friend and music attorney of many years passed on Saturday. Peter was in the corner of the world’s greatest artists, representing Miles Davis, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Bob Marley and so many others.

For Paco de Lucía

Chick Corea & Paco de Lucia

Paco’s moving on leaves a gigantic hole in the musical life of this world which his friends who have been inspired by him must fill with even more creativity. Paco inspired me in the construction of my own musical world as much as Miles Davis and John Coltrane, or Bartok and Mozart. I will dedicate all my music creation this …

Chick Honors Herbie Hancock at White House Celebration

Chick and Wayne Shorter

Chick honored his longtime friend and musical compatriot Herbie Hancock as Herbie received the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor. Chick played with an all-star band, including Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette and Dave Holland.

Chick Joins Stevie Wonder Onstage for Benefit in LA

Stevie Wonder and Herbie Hancock

Chick joined Stevie Wonder onstage in Los Angeles to play “Contusion,” from Stevie’s classic album Songs in the Key of Life. The three-hour concert also featured Herbie Hancock, John Mayer and many more.

Chick & The Vigil at the Tokyo Jazz Festival [photos]

The Vigil on the bus

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.

Chick & Stanley Clarke’s First Show as a Duet

Chick Corea & Stanley Clarke in Japan

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 different things – – – …

Chick Corea Festival at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Chick Corea & Wynton Marsalis

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.