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Chick Corea

Playing Stevie Wonder

To celebrate Stevie Wonder, whose birthday is tomorrow - Happy Birthday BTW -, we have selected eighteen solo instrumentalists or bands who have covered Stevie Wonder's most famous songs. They are George Benson, Joe Sample, Dave Weckl, Jay…

We Remember Lee Konitz. ‘Cool Lee’

This day (April 15, 2020), in New-York City, died Lee Konitzan American jazz alto saxophonist Digest Tracklist : Darn that dream (2018) . @ SeixalJazz (2017) . Body & Soul . Live In Italy (2012) . Solar (2008) . w/ Zimbo Trio - Luiza…

This week In Jazz Legends 15/52

Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, George Shearing, Joey Defrancesco, Bobby Hutcherson, Jean Luc Ponty, Stanley Clarke, Eddie Louiss, Daniel Humair, Paolo Fresu, Candy Dulfer, Charles Lloyd, Bernard Purdie, George Freeman, Steve Gadd, John…

Happy Birthday Steve Gadd. ‘He Is So Gadd’

This day (April 9, 1945), in Irondequoit, New York, is born Steve Gadd, an American session and studio drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Hermine Deurloo (2020) . w/ Blicher & Hemmer - Up Close (2019) . Can't turn you loose (2018) . w/…

This week In Jazz Legends 13/52

John Lewis, Chick Corea & Hiromi Uehara, Keith Jarrett, Terry Lynn Carrington, Diana Krall, Eliane Elias, Jimmy Smith, George Duke, Maynard Ferguson, Tete Montoliu & Jackie Mclean , Michael Brecker, Gary Bartz They are the "Jazz…

Happy Birthday Hiromi Uehara. ‘Super Hiromi’

This day (March 26, 1979), in Hamamatsu, Japan, is born Hiromi Uehara, a Japanese jazz composer and pianist.Digest Tracklist : Kaleidoscope (2020) . Seeker (2018) . w/ Edmar Castaneda – Fire (2017) . w/ Anthony Jackson & Simon Phillips…

This week In Jazz Legends 12/52

Antonio Sanchez, Chick Corea, Jack De Johnette, Herbie Hancock , Eliane Elias, Airto Moreira & Flora Purim, Art Blakey, Miles Davis, Weather Report, Gil Evans, Dave Holland, IrakereThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among…

Happy Birthday Roy Haynes. ‘Vive Le Roy’

This day (March 13, 1925 ), in Boston, Massachusetts, is born Roy Owen Haynes, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : w/ David Kikoski (2019) . The 7-Decade Career of Drummer Roy Haynes (2018) . w/ The Fountain Of Youth Quartet - At Dizzy'S…

We Remember McCoy Tyner. ‘Really McCoy?’

This day (March 6, 2020), in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died Alfred McCoy Tyner, jazz pianist member of the John Coltrane Quartet before embracing a long solo career.Tracklist : w/ John Scofield - Fly with the wind (2018) . For All We…

We remember Chick Corea. ‘Hot Chick’

This day (February 9, 2021), in Tampa Bay, Florida, died Armando Anthony Corea a.k.a Chick Coreaan American jazz pianist, keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Spain (2018) . Chick Corea Elektric Band (2017) . Pastime Paradise…

This week In Jazz Legends 06/52

Michel Petrucciani, Anthony Jackson & Steve Gadd, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Smith, Wayne Shorter Quartet, Ramsey Lewis, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer & Nhøp, Lalo Schifrin, The Bad Plus, Stan…