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June 2011 Release Date Set for Corea, Clarke & White's "Forever"
Corea, Clarke & White's 2-CD album Forever will see US release on Concord in June 2011. DownBeat covered the album's origins: recorded live on CCW's US tour, and in rehearsal with Chaka Khan, Jean-Luc Ponty and Bill Connors . . .
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Chick Enters DownBeat Hall of Fame; Named Artist of the Year
Chick swept 4 of the top awards in the 2010 DownBeat Readers' Poll, as he entered the Hall of Fame, and became Artist of the Year and Electric Keyboardist of the Year.
NOTES FROM THE ROAD: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT #4
Roy Haynes: Jazz Legend of the First Order
In a career best places in san jose church st francis of assisi church address now spanning 7 decades, Roy Haynes has helped write the story of modern jazz, drumming with Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and just about everyone in between. Hear what Chick has to say about his longtime collaborator . . .
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A Classic, Reimagined: "Spain" by the Akoustic Band
Many of Chick's fans on Facebook named this version of his classic tune "Spain" as their favorite—recorded for the debut album of the Akoustic Band in 1989. Listen to the song, above.
NOTES FROM THE ROAD: POSTER ART
Creative Vintage-Inspired Jazz Poster
Here's a really beautiful poster for Chick's tour with the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, which passed through Sweden and Norway last month. The artist says it was created "for fun, inspired by vintage jazz posters from the US. . . "