Chick Corea Trio With Christian Mc Bride & Brian Blade

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Jazz St. Louis - Jazz at the Bistro says
Tuesday, June 21 and Wednesday, June 22
Sets at 7:30 & 9:30pm both nights
Tickets & Info: 314.571.6000 or http://www.jazzstl.org/experience/artists/chick-corea-trio-with-christian-mcbride-brian-blade/

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Chick Corea has attained iconic status in music. The keyboardist, composer, and bandleader is a DownBeat Hall of Famer and NEA Jazz Master, as well as the fourth-most nominated artist in Grammy Awards history with 63 nods and 22 wins, in addition to a number of Latin Grammys. From straight-ahead to avant-garde, bebop to jazz-rock fusion, children’s songs to chamber and symphonic works, Chick has touched an astonishing number of musical bases in his career since playing with the genre-shattering bands of Miles Davis in the late ’60s and early ’70s.

Yet Chick has never been more productive than in the 21st century, whether playing acoustic piano or electric keyboards, leading multiple bands, performing solo or collaborating with a who’s who of music. Underscoring this, he has been named Artist of the Year three times this decade in the DownBeat Readers Poll. Born in 1941 in Massachusetts, Chick remains a tireless creative spirit, continually reinventing himself through his art. As The New York Times has said, he is “a luminary, ebullient and eternally youthful.”

Chick Corea - piano
Christian McBride - bass
Brian Blade - drums

style: straight-ahead jazz
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