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Chick Corea

Chick Corea

1941 -

Origin: United States

Main instrument: Piano

Genres: Classical Music, Fusion, Jazz

This pianist, who began by studying classical music, is the most important keyboard player of his generation, along with Herbie Hancock and Keith Jarrett.  He is one of the rare few to gain prominence on the acoustic and electric piano alike. After working with Miles Davis in the late 1960s, he rose to fame in the jazz fusion combo Return to Forever. Being versatile and curious, he subsequently presided over many encounters with musicians of all backgrounds. He has also written a number of classical compositions, among them Spainand La Fiesta.

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Chick Corea trio with Christian McBride and Brian Blade Friday, July 1, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Maison symphonique de Montréal
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