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Chick Corea.

Listen Chick Corea On Piano Jazz

January 18, 2013 – Corea solos on "Monk's Mood" and joins Marian McPartland for an evocative version of "Spain."

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Listen Chick Corea: At 70, Still Young At Heart Jazz24

December 20, 2011 – The heavily decorated pianist is busier than ever. Hear his in-studio performance at KPLU. Jazz24


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.

Read Chick Corea's Playlist For A Reunion

June 23, 2011 – The keyboardist picked five songs to tell the history of his reunited band Return To Forever.

Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White at the Monterey Jazz Festival.

Read Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White On JazzSet WBGO

May 17, 2012 – Hear a charged acoustic set featuring the near-reunion of the fusion pioneers in Return to Forever. WBGO


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Listen Chick Corea: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

May 13, 2010 – A series of vintage Corea solo piano improvisations has been reissued as a three-CD box set.


Read Kind Of Bluegrass: Lightning-Fast Jazz Jazz24

December 14, 2009 – Hear bluegrass players interpret jazz songs, and hear jazz players apply their chops to bluegrass. Jazz24

Listen A Night Of Improv: Corea, DeJohnette, McFerrin WBGO

July 9, 2009 – The three masters ride jazz improvisation into new orbits with splashes of vaudeville and circus. WBGO


Read Fusion Is Not A Four-Letter Word

February 2, 2009 – Miles Davis helped lead the way to a new direction in jazz. Hear five classic examples.

Read Living Your Life With 2008's Best In Jazz KPLU

December 10, 2008 – The year's best jazz CDs reach into the listener's world rather than demanding the opposite. KPLU

Read Invoking Improv: Best Classical CDs Of 2008 APM

December 9, 2008 – A look at 10 classical performers who are reviving the art of improv in both new and old music. APM

Read The Year In Jazz: Best CDs Of 2008 WBGO

November 25, 2008 – This year's best jazz albums encourage enthusiasm and optimism about the state of music. WBGO

Listen Chick Corea On Piano Jazz

September 26, 2008 – Marian McPartland plays the Fender Rhodes with Corea in a session recorded at his studio in 1987.


Freddie Hubbard on the cover of First Light.

Read Top Five Neglected Jazz Masterpieces

July 29, 2008 – Arranger and record producer Bob Belden picks his top five slept-on classic jazz LPs.

Marian McPartland

Read A Few Of Marian McPartland's Favorite Things

June 23, 2008 – The Piano Jazz host offers the Top 5 songs and recordings she's listening to right now.

Arturo O'Farrill took over the baton of the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra from his father, Latin jazz pioneer Chico O'Farrill.

Read Five Albums I Can't Do Without

May 27, 2008 – Arturo O'Farrill, leader of the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, picks his five desert-island jazz albums.

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