Chick Corea

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by Chick Corea

Biography

Armando Anthony Corea, 12 June 1941, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA. After a very musical home environment, pianist Corea’s first notable professional engagements were in the Latin bands of Mongo Santamaría and Willie Bobo (1962-63), playing a style of music that continues to influence him today. Joining Blue Mitchell’s band in 1964, he spent two years with the trumpeter, and had a chance to record some of his own compositions for Blue Note Records. Corea’s first recordings... Read more

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jazz
fusion
piano
jazz fusion
jazz piano
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