"It was part of a beautiful, long story," Dee Dee Bridgewater says of hosting JazzSet. "It has been a highlight of my career." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chick Corea (keyboard) joined the SFJAZZ Collective for the closing performance, an arrangement of his piece "Spain." Scott Chernis/Courtesy of SFJAZZ Center hide caption

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Chick Corea. Justin Steyer/KPLU hide caption

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Chick Corea performs in Melbourne, Australia in February 2011. Corea and a new version of his band Return to Forever tour the U.S. and Europe this summer. Martin Philbey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White at the Monterey Jazz Festival. Cole Thompson hide caption

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The three-CD reissue of Chick Corea's Solo Piano Improvisations/Children's Songs -- which will be released on May 25, 2010 -- demonstrates how composing and improvising are two sides of the same coin. Michael Putland/Hulton Archive hide caption

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