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Chick Corea

  • Jun 12, 1941 (age 78)
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2014
Trilogy
AlbumSep 9, 2014

Trilogy

Trilogy is a 2013 live album by Chick Corea and his trio, …
Trilogy is a 2013 live album by Chick Corea and his trio, featuring Corea on piano with Christian McBride on double bass and Brian Blade on drums. The three-disc album was recorded live in Washington, D.C. and Oakland, California, and in Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, Turkey, and Japan. In the Billboard Jazz albums charts 2014 the album peaked number 9.
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Best Latin Jazz Album
Nomination2014

Best Latin Jazz Album

Nominated for "The Vigil".
Latin Grammy Award
Award2014

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award2014

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Trilogy".
Grammy Award
2013
The Vigil
AlbumAug 6, 2013

The Vigil

The Vigil is an album recorded by Chick Corea and released …
The Vigil is an album recorded by Chick Corea and released sixth of August 2013. In the Billboard Jazz albums charts the album peaked at number 4. The album won the Latin Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album at the 15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards.
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2012
Hot House
AlbumApr 2, 2012

Hot House

Hot House is the seventh recording by vibraphonist Gary Burton …
Hot House is the seventh recording by vibraphonist Gary Burton and pianist Chick Corea released March 2012 on the Concord Jazz label.
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Award2012

Best Instrumental Composition

Won award for "Mozart Goes Dancing".
Grammy Award
Award2012

Best Instrumental Album

Won award for "Further Explorations".
Latin Grammy Award
Nomination2012

Best Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Further Explorations".
Latin Grammy Award
Nomination2012

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Further Explorations".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination2012

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Hot House".
Grammy Award
Nomination2012

Best Instrumental Composition

Nominated for "Mozart Goes Dancing".
Grammy Award
Nomination2012

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Alice in Wonderland".
Grammy Award
Nomination2012

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Award2012

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
2011
Forever
AlbumJun 7, 2011

Forever

Forever is a double CD album of live acoustic recordings …
Forever is a double CD album of live acoustic recordings recorded in California, Tokyo and Seattle in 2009 by the Return to Forever pianist Chick Corea, bass player Stanley Clarke and drummer Lenny White and studio rehearsals with guests Jean-Luc Ponty, Bill Connors and Chaka Khan. It was released on the Concord label I 2011.
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Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award2011

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Forever".
Grammy Award
Award2011

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Best Instrumental Album
Nomination2011

Best Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Forever".
Latin Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination2011

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Forever".
Grammy Award
Nomination2011

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Best Instrumental Album
Award2011

Best Instrumental Album

Won award for "Forever".
Latin Grammy Award
2009
Nomination2009

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Five Peace Band Live".
Grammy Award
Award2009

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Five Peace Band Live".
Grammy Award
2008
SongJan 1, 2008

Falling Grace
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Nomination2008

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "The New Crystal Silence".
Grammy Award
Best Instrumental Composition
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Nomination2008

Best Instrumental Composition

Nominated for "Alegria".
Grammy Award
Award2008

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "The New Crystal Silence".
Grammy Award
2007
Best Instrumental Album
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Nomination2007

Best Instrumental Album

Nominated for "The Enchantment".
Latin Grammy Award
Best Instrumental Album
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Award2007

Best Instrumental Album

Won award for "The Enchantment".
Latin Grammy Award
2006
The Ultimate Adventure
AlbumFeb 7, 2006

The Ultimate Adventure

The Ultimate Adventure is an …
The Ultimate Adventure is an album recorded by Chick Corea and released in 2006. Like his 2004 album To the Stars, The Ultimate Adventure is a musical tribute to the work of science fiction author and Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. The album draws heavily upon the rhythmic and melodic traditions of African, Spanish, and Arabian music.
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Award2006

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Ca…

Won award for "Three Ghouls, Part 1".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination2006

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "The Ultimate Adventure".
Grammy Award
Nomination2006

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Ca…

Nominated for "Three Ghouls, Part 1".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award2006

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "The Ultimate Adventure".
Grammy Award
2005
SongJan 1, 2005

You're Everything
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2004
To the Stars
AlbumAug 24, 2004

To the Stars

To the Stars is an album by American jazz fusion group …
To the Stars is an album by American jazz fusion group the Chick Corea Elektric Band, released on August 24, 2004 by Stretch Records. Jazz musician Chick Corea, a longtime member of the Church of Scientology, was inspired by Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard's science fiction 1954 novel To the Stars. Hubbard's book tells the story of an interstellar crew which experiences the effects of time dilation due to traveling at near light speed. A few days experienced by the ship's crew could amount to hundreds of years for their friends and family back on Earth.
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2003
Rendezvous in New York
AlbumApr 22, 2003

Rendezvous in New York

Rendezvous in New York is …
Rendezvous in New York is an album by American pianist Chick Corea, released on April 22, 2003, on Corea's own Stretch Records, as a two-CD set. The recording took place at the Blue Note club in New York City over the course of three weeks that marked the 60th anniversary of Corea, with nine different groups, comprising artists such as Bobby McFerrin, Gary Burton, and Michael Brecker. The song Matrix was awarded a Grammy Award for "Best Jazz Instrumental Solo" in 2003.
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Award2003

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Nomination2003

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
2001
Tones for Joan's Bones
AlbumSep 24, 2001

Tones for Joan's Bones

Tones for Joan's Bones is …
Tones for Joan's Bones is the debut album by American jazz pianist Chick Corea. It features four long tracks and was originally released in 1968 on Atlantic Records.
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Voyage
AlbumJun 19, 2001

Voyage

Voyage is an instrumental jazz duet album by American pianist …
Voyage is an instrumental jazz duet album by American pianist Chick Corea and American flautist Steve Kujala, released in 1984 with ECM. The album marked a musical departure by Corea from the RTF jazz supergroup he formed in the 1970s.
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2000
Award2000

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Ca…

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella.
Grammy Award
Nomination2000

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Ca…

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella.
Grammy Award
1999
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award1999

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Like Minds".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination1999

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Like Minds".
Grammy Award
1998
Like Minds
AlbumNov 3, 1998

Like Minds

Like Minds is a 1998 jazz album by vibraphonist Gary Burton …
Like Minds is a 1998 jazz album by vibraphonist Gary Burton with Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Roy Haynes, and Dave Holland. In 1999, the album won a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group. Recordings took place in the Avatar Sound Studio in New York City.
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Nomination1998

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Rhumbata".
Grammy Award
Award1998

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "Rhumbata".
Grammy Award
Award1998

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "Rhumbata".
Grammy Award
Nomination1998

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Rhumbata".
Grammy Award
Grammy Hall of Fame
Award1998

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Now He Sings, Now He Sobs".
1997
Remembering Bud Powell
AlbumJan 1, 1997

Remembering Bud Powell

Remembering Bud Powell is …
Remembering Bud Powell is an album by pianist Chick Corea and Friends performing tunes by Bud Powell which recorded in 1996 and released on Corea's Stretch label.
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1995
Time Warp
AlbumAug 29, 1995

Time Warp

Time Warp is an album released by Chick Corea in 1995.
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1993
SongJan 1, 1993

Beyond the Seventh Galaxy
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SongJan 1, 1993

Lenore
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1990
Sundance
AlbumJan 1, 1990

Sundance

Sundance is an album recorded by Chick Corea and originally …
Sundance is an album recorded by Chick Corea and originally released on the Groove Merchant label in 1972. In 2002, Blue Note Records re-released all tracks from this album, together with all tracks from 1969's Is and alternate takes from both albums as The Complete "Is" Sessions.
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1988
Eye of the Beholder
AlbumMay 16, 1988

Eye of the Beholder

Eye of the Beholder is a 1988 album by the Chick Corea …
Eye of the Beholder is a 1988 album by the Chick Corea Elektric Band. It features Chick Corea with guitarist Frank Gambale, saxophonist Eric Marienthal, drummer Dave Weckl and bassist John Patitucci.
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Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Nomination1988

Best R&B Instrumental Performance

Nominated for "Light Years".
Grammy Award
Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Award1988

Best R&B Instrumental Performance

Won award for "Light Years".
Grammy Award
1987
SongJun 22, 1987

Spain
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1986
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
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Nomination1986

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

Nominated for "The Chick Corea Elektric Band".
Grammy Award
Nomination1986

Best Jazz Fusion Performance

Nominated for "Chick Corea Elektric Band".
Grammy Award
1984
Children's Songs
AlbumMay 1, 1984

Children's Songs

Children's Songs is an album by Jazz pianist Chick Corea, …
Children's Songs is an album by Jazz pianist Chick Corea, released in 1984. Children's Songs mainly consists of short songs with simple themes. There is little development in the pieces, which capture a variety of melodies and moods. Corea began writing the first song in 1971.
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1982
Echoes of an Era
AlbumJan 1, 1982

Echoes of an Era

Echoes of an Era is an album by American R&B/jazz singer …
Echoes of an Era is an album by American R&B/jazz singer Chaka Khan, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White, released in 1982 on Elektra Records. Echoes of an Era sees Khan interpreting jazz standards like Thelonious Monk's "I Mean You" and Duke Ellington's "Take the 'A' Train", as well as "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most", "All of Me", and "I Loves You Porgy". The album was originally not released as a Chaka Khan studio album (who was signed to Warner Bros. Records at the time) but as a band collaboration under the moniker Echoes of an Era and with all six performers credited on the album cover.
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Trio Music
AlbumJan 1, 1982

Trio Music

Trio Music is an album by Chick Corea, released in 1982 …
Trio Music is an album by Chick Corea, released in 1982 through the record label ECM. The album peaked at number seventeen on Billboard's Jazz Albums chart. The record is the line-up's successor of the 1968 Now He Sings, Now He Sobs and the precursor of their 1986 Trio Music, Live in Europe.
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1979
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination1979

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Duet".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award1979

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Duet".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Fusion Performance
Nomination1979

Best Jazz Fusion Performance

Nominated for "Secret Agent".
Grammy Award
1978
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award1978

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Friends".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination1978

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Friends".
Grammy Award
Circulus
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AlbumJan 1, 1978

Circulus

Circulus is a double LP by jazz pianist Chick Corea, …
Circulus is a double LP by jazz pianist Chick Corea, featuring performances recorded in 1970 by what would become known as the group Circle, which was first released on the Blue Note label in 1978.
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1976
Nomination1976

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Ca…

Nominated for "Leprechaun's Dream".
Grammy Award
The Leprechaun
AlbumJan 1, 1976

The Leprechaun

The Leprechaun is an album by Chick Corea recorded and …
The Leprechaun is an album by Chick Corea recorded and released in 1976. The album was recorded during Corea's time with his jazz fusion group Return to Forever. Though the album is more jazz oriented than anything Return to Forever had produced up to that time, the fusion edge still rings through quite clearly. Corea was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Performance by a Group for the album and the Grammy Award for the Best Instrumental Arrangement for "Leprechaun's Dream, Pt. 1" at the 19th Annual Grammy Awards in 1977.
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Award1976

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Ca…

Won award for "Leprechaun's Dream".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award1976

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "The Leprechaun".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination1976

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "The Leprechaun".
Grammy Award
1975
No Mystery
AlbumJan 1, 1975

No Mystery

No Mystery (1975) is the fifth studio album by jazz-rock fusion …
No Mystery (1975) is the fifth studio album by jazz-rock fusion band Return to Forever.
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Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award1975

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "No Mystery".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination1975

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "No Mystery".
Grammy Award
1974
Where Have I Known You Before
AlbumJan 1, 1974

Where Have I Known You Before

Where Have I Known You …
Where Have I Known You Before is the fourth album by the band Return to Forever and the second since leader Chick Corea changed the line-up and moved to electric instrumentation, playing jazz fusion influenced by progressive rock.
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SongJan 1, 1974

Vulcan Worlds
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1973
Light as a Feather
AlbumJan 1, 1973

Light as a Feather

Light as a Feather is the second studio album by jazz fusion …
Light as a Feather is the second studio album by jazz fusion band Return to Forever led by pianist Chick Corea.
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Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy
AlbumJan 1, 1973

Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy

Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy …
Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy is the third studio album by American jazz fusion band Return to Forever. It was released in October 1973 by Polydor. Flora Purim, Joe Farrell, and Airto Moreira were replaced by drummer Lenny White and guitarist Bill Connors.
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SongJan 1, 1973

500 Miles High
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1972
Return to Forever
AlbumJan 1, 1972

Return to Forever

Return to Forever is a jazz fusion album by Chick Corea, …
Return to Forever is a jazz fusion album by Chick Corea, simultaneously functioning as the debut album by the band of the same name. Unlike later albums by the group, it was released by the ECM label and produced by Manfred Eicher. The album was not released in the USA until 1975. The record is often considered one of the classic albums in electric jazz.
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1971
A.R.C.
AlbumJan 1, 1971

A.R.C.

A.R.C. is an album by pianist Chick Corea with bassist David …
A.R.C. is an album by pianist Chick Corea with bassist David Holland and drummer Barry Altschul recorded in 1971 and released on the ECM label.
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1970
The Song of Singing
AlbumJan 1, 1970

The Song of Singing

The Song of Singing is Chick Corea's fifth solo recording, …
The Song of Singing is Chick Corea's fifth solo recording, released in 1971. The album features a trio with Barry Altschul on drums and Dave Holland on bass (together with Corea making up three fourths of Circle). The setting of the album is free and spontaneous with a few scripted pieces to keep everything on track. The lone piece composed by someone not in the band, Wayne Shorter's "Nefertiti" is now considered a jazz standard.
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1969
Is
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AlbumJan 1, 1969

Is

Is is a 1969 Solid State Records studio album by Chick …
Is is a 1969 Solid State Records studio album by Chick Corea. In 2002, Blue Note Records re-released all tracks from this album, together with all tracks from 1969's Sundance and alternate takes from both albums as The Complete "Is" Sessions.
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1968
Now He Sings, Now He Sobs
AlbumJan 1, 1968

Now He Sings, Now He Sobs

Now He Sings, Now He Sobs …
Now He Sings, Now He Sobs is a jazz piano trio album by Chick Corea, released December 1968 on Solid State Records. In more recent times, it was acquired by EMI/Blue Note and reissued on CD with bonus tracks. The musicians on this album are Corea (piano), Miroslav Vitouš (bass), and Roy Haynes (drums). Aside from the jazz standard "My One and Only Love" and Thelonious Monk's "Pannonica", all tracks are original compositions (with some being non-composed free improvisations, such as "The Law of Falling and Catching Up" or "Fragments"). The same line-up recorded on ECM Records in 1981 Trio Music and in 1986 Trio Music, Live in Europe.
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1941
Chick Corea
BirthJune 1941

Chick Corea

Chick Corea was born.
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