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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show


Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Jun 12, 2016

This will be short, and to the point - Chick Corea is having a special birthday, and this is my card to him.

Those who read this blog know that it was the music of Chick Corea, first with Return to Forever, and then moving backward in time, with Stan get, that was my first step intot he world of jazz. Check out this posting for more on this.

But with Chick turning 75, I wanted to give you all an hour plus of his music, which comes so varied, with so many different collaborators, that I barely scratched the surface of his work with this Podcast. But dig in, and I'm sure you will find music that moves you.

Selections for Podcast 538, "Chick Corea @ 75", include:
Return to Forever - "Spain"
Chick Corea - "Armando’s Rhumba"
Chick Corea & Gary Burton - "Hot House"
Chick Corea Elektric Band II - "Blue Miles"
Corey, Clarke & White - "Senor Mouse"
Chick Corea - "Windows"
Corea- McBride-Ballard - "Fingerprints"
Chick Corea & Origin - "Wigwam"
Chick Corea & Hiromi - "Do Mo (Children’s Song #12)"
Chick Corea & Friends - "Bud Powell"