From The Wall Street Journal: “Jazz’s 70-Year Flavor of the Month” – Chick Corea

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OCTOBER 27, 2011

“Mr. Corea has expressed himself in countless, widely disparate ensembles, in formats ranging from world-music ensembles to bebop trios to free-form collectives to symphony orchestras. Throughout November, he’ll lead 10 of these combinations in a monthlong celebration of his 70th birthday at the Blue Note club on West Third Street.”

Chick in 2009

Chick Corea will perform with Herbie Hancock, Brian Blade and others.

[Comparing the two photos, I am motivated to ask about what looks like a significant loss of weight. Unhealthy?]

See the full article here.