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Chick Corea

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: June 12, 1941    

Chick Corea

An NEA Jazz Master, 16-time Grammy winner, prolific composer and undisputed keyboard virtuoso, Chick Corea has attained living legend status after four decades of unparalleled creativity and an artistic output that is simply staggering.

In 2010, Chick entered the DownBeat Magazine Hall of Fame and was named Artist of the Year in the annual Readers' Poll.

December 2010:

Chick tours Japan with his new trio featuring bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade (who played on some U.S. tour dates in 2009 with the Five Peace Band, replacing drummer Vinnie Colaiuta)

January 2011

Chick kicks off the new year with a gala performance of his compositions with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra led by trumpeter and artistic director Wynton Marsalis.

Awards

16 Grammy Awards
  • The Ultimate Adventure: You Can't Return to Forever

    Stretch Records
    2014
  • Chick Corea: The Vigil

    Stretch Records
    2013
  • The Vigil

    Universal Music K.K.
    2013
  • Hot House

    Concord Records
    2012
  • Chick Corea & Gary Burton: Hot House

    Concord Records
    2012
  • Further Explorations

    Universal Music K.K.
    2012
  • The Continents, Concerto For Jazz Quintet & Chamber Orchestra

    Universal Music K.K.
    2012
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