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Remembering Chick Corea
Last week, the music world lost one of the jazz greats.
Jazz pioneer and innovator, Chick Corea stretched the boundaries of jazz, constantly amazing fans and fellow musicians throughout his long career. Corea was awarded 23 Grammy Awards during his lifetime and worked alongside jazz greats Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock and so many others.
From his website:
It is with great sadness we announce that on February 9th, Chick Corea passed away at the age of 79, from a rare form of cancer which was only discovered very recently.
He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather, and a great mentor and friend to so many. Through his body of work and the decades he spent touring the world, he touched and inspired millions of lives.
Read more here.