Chick Corea’s ‘Three Quartets’ is an album recorded in January & February 1981 with saxophonist Michael Brecker, bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Steve Gadd and released in July 1981 by Stretch Records.
Track Listing : 1.Quartet No. 1 (Chick Corea) – 10:16 . 2.Quartet No. 3 (Chick Corea) – 09:41 . 3.Quartet No. 2 – Part I (Dedicated To Duke Ellington) (Chick Corea) – 07:09 . 4.Quartet No. 2 – Part Ii (Dedicated To John Coltrane) (Chick Corea) – 12:01
Musicians : Chick Corea – Piano . Michael Brecker – Tenor Saxophone . Eddie Gómez – Double Bass . Steve Gadd – Drums
Production : Produced By Chick Corea Bernie Kirsh – Engineer . Duncan Aldrich – Assistant Engineer
Package : Sonny Mediana – Graphic Design . Dan Serrano – Graphic Design . Andy Baltimore – Creative Director . Andy Ruggirello – Graphic Design . Darryl Pitt – Photography
Recorded In January & February 1981 At Mad Hatter Studios Los Angeles, California.
Released In July 1981 By Stretch Records.
The album’s hero is bassist Eddie Gomez – his deep groovy velvet bass is possibly the greatest element, giving a very personal feel to all of the music. […]
Chick Corea has a rich composition history, but I believe no one set is more profound than Three Quartets. Outstanding writing combined with outstanding performances makes this a modern jazz classic. […]
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I specially like Michael Brecker on this one. His playing is so creative, elegant and full of duende. […]