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Return to Forever

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Return to Forever

Miles Davis' electric bands in the late ‘60s (featured on such classic albums as In a Silent Way and Bitches Brew) served as the incubator for several pioneering jazz fusion bands, including Tony Williams’ Lifetime, Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters, John McLaughlin’s Mahavishnu Orchestra, Joe Zawinul and Wayne Shorter’s Weather Report and Chick Corea’s legendary Return to Forever, whose lifespan stretched from 1972 to 1977 with three different versions of the band.

After a touring absence of more than 25 years, the potent jazz-rock flagship quartet edition of Return to Forever returns in 2008. This highly anticipated reunion will see the group’s classic lineup”Corea on keyboards, Al Di Meola on guitar, Stanley Clarke on bass and Lenny White on drums”embark on an expansive summer tour with dates in Europe and the United States....
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Romantic Warrior
(1976 Columbia -- Corea, Clarke, Di Meola, White)

No Mystery
(1975 Polydor -- Corea, Clarke, Di Meola, White)

Where Have I Known You Before
(1974 Polydor -- Corea, Clarke, Di Meola, White)

Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy
(1973 Polydor -- Corea, Clarke, Connors, White)

Musicmagic
(1977 Columbia -- Corea, Clarke, Moran, Farrell, Pugh, Thomas, Tinsley, Garrett, Brown)

Light as a Feather
(1972 Polydor -- Corea, Clarke, Purim, Farrell, Moreira)

Return To Forever
(1972 ECM -- Corea, Clarke, Purim, Farrell, Moreira)

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