Category: chick corea

Amazon vs. iTunes: June Jazz »

There seems to be a higher-than-usual number of contemporary jazz recordings coming out this month. Here’s a quick breakdown of what the latest music costs at iTunes vs. the Amazon MP3 shop.   Amazon iTunes Pat Metheny What’s It All About $8.99 $11.99 Michael Franks Time Together $6.99 $9.99 Corea, Clarke & White Forever $15.00 […]

New CDs and DVDs In May »

Here is a list of new CDs and DVDs coming in May that I’m aware of. Click to order the CD from Amazon.com, or to download MP3s. Your purchases through these links help the site! May 5 Poogie Bell Band – Get on the Kit

New Music in March »

Earlier this month, I posted some of the new contemporary jazz and jazz-related videos that have come out this year. Below are some of the new CDs that came out this month. On the carousel to order the latest from Diana Krall, Gregg Karukas, Chris Botti, the Rippingtons, Sean Jones, Chuck Loeb, Return To Forever, […]

The Great Pumpkin Waltz »

The song I probably listen to most this time of year is Vince Guaraldi’s “The Great Pumpkin Waltz.” That’s a classic. Chick Corea covered it in the 1989 GRP compilation Happy Anniversary, Charlie Brown! That recording in itself is great, with B.B. King, Joe Williams, Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan, and classic GRP artists Dave Grusin, […]

Chick Corea Elektric Band – To the Stars »

Where is the hoopla around the new Chick Corea Elektric Band release To the Stars? The band easily ranks among the top fusion bands of all time. Every member – John Patitucci, Dave Weckl, Frank Gambale, and Eric Marienthal – all have sustained solo careers. I must not be in the loop because I’m not […]

Chick and the Foo Fighters »

Drunken and/or inspired Grammy telecast organizers have teamed Chick Corea and the Foo Fighters to perform on the show, to be televised on February 8. I had not planned to watch it, which would be the first time I’ve skipped it. It’s the worst set of nominations that I’ve seen and the other performers aren’t […]

Chick Corea Elektric Band Concert Report »

John Vidor recently caught one of the few Chick Corea Elektric Band Reunion concerts at The Blue Note in NYC on October 26. John has been kind enough to write this report and supply the pictures below. Thanks, John! “Having lived in the New York City area for over 15 years until 1985, and now […]