Chick Corea Will Release New Live CD Set


On September 9, Stretch Records/Concord Jazz will release Chick Corea’s Trilogy, a triple-CD set recorded live around the world with his trio featuring bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade (previously the rhythm section of in Corea’s Five Peace Band).

Trilogy, according to a press release, sees the trio “reinvent classic Corea compositions (such as ‘Spain’), as well as previously unreleased originals (‘Piano Sonata: The Moon’). The group also performs an array of jazz standards (including two Thelonious Monk tunes) and even re-imagines a Prelude by fin-de-siècle Russian composer Alexander Scriabin (‘Op. 11, No. 9’).”

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