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Chick Corea

Chick Corea is one of the most prolific and acclaimed of jazz artists from the second half of the 20th century, with contributions to most forms of modern music, including straight-ahead jazz, electric fusion, avant-garde and orchestral music. In 2010 he entered the DownBeat Magazine Hall of Fame and was named Artist of the Year.

As a member of Miles Davis’s band in the 1960s, and later as founder of Return to Forever, he participated in the birth of the electric fusion movement. In the 1980s he helped expand jazz with the Chick Corea Elektric Band and Akoustic Band. Recently, ...read more

Chick Corea is one of the most prolific and acclaimed of jazz artists from the second half of the 20th century, with contributions to most forms of modern music, including straight-ahead jazz, electric fusion, avant-garde and orchestral music. In 2010 he entered the DownBeat Magazine Hall of Fame and was named Artist of the Year.

As a member of Miles Davis’s band in the 1960s, and later as founder of Return to Forever, he participated in the birth of the electric fusion movement. In the 1980s he helped expand jazz with the Chick Corea Elektric Band and Akoustic Band. Recently, he toured with Return to Forever’s classic quartet and recorded widely acclaimed duets with vibraphonist Gary Burton, banjoist Bela Fleck and pianist Hiromi. He won the latest of his 17 career Grammy Awards in 2009 for Five Peace Band Live, recorded with John McLaughlin on guitar. « hide

Similar Bands: Miles Davis, Return to Forever, Weather Report, Mahavishnu Orchestra

LPs
The Vigil
08/06/2013

4.3
15 Votes
Further Explorations
01/17/2012

4.3
2 Votes
The Continents: Concerto for Jazz Quintet & Chambe
01/01/2012

3.5
2 Votes
The Enchantment (with Bela Fleck)
2007

3
3 Votes
The Ultimate Adventure
2006

3.9
5 Votes
Beneath The Mask
1991

4.5
3 Votes
The Elektric Band
1990

3.6
13 Votes
Light Years
1987

3.3
3 Votes
Children's Songs
1984

4.5
1 Votes
Three Quartets
1981

3.9
4 Votes
Tap Step
1980

Friends
1978

3
1 Votes
The Mad Hatter
1978

2.8
4 Votes
Secret Agent
1978

My Spanish Heart
1976

4.3
4 Votes
The Leprechaun
1976

3.5
5 Votes
A.R.C.
1971

The Song of Singing
1970

Sundance
1969

Is
1969

Now He Sings, Now He Sobs
1968

4.3
20 Votes
Tones For Joan's Bones
1967

3.8
6 Votes
Live Albums
Rendezvous in New York
2003

4
2 Votes

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