##Chick Corea, along with powerful bassist Christian McBride and great percussion master Brian Blade, forms a trio that won 2 Grammy Awards on their first release, Trilogy, a set of 3 CDs edited in 2014. ” Both are excellent musicians and together we work very well “, says Corea of McBride and Blade. ” There’s a lot of give and take in our music. It’s always so much fun “.
Chick Corea has been described as “A Renowned Pianist-Composer and a Prolific Explorer Of Jazz And Classical Music….23-time Grammy winner, and keyboard virtuoso, Chick Corea has attained living legend status after five decades of unparalleled creativity and an artistic output that is simply staggering.Chick is the fourth-most-nominated artist in the history of the Grammys, with 65 nominations. He’s also earned 3 Latin Grammy Awards, the most of any artist in the Best Instrumental Album category. From straight ahead to avant-garde, bebop to fusion, children’s songs to chamber music, along with some far-reaching forays into symphonic works, Chick has touched an astonishing number of musical bases in his illustrious career while maintaining a standard of excellence that is awe-inspiring. A tirelessly creative spirit, Chick continues to forge ahead, continually reinventing himself in the process.”
Photo Dan Muse, Courtesy Chick Corea Prod.