Sunday, June 12, 2011
Happy Birthday: Chick Corea
Pianist and composer, Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea (born June 12, 1941) is respected as one of the great voices on piano to emerge in the post-Coltrane era. He is one of the most influential and widely studied figures in the last 40 years. As a member of Miles Davis' band in the 1960's, he participated in the birth of the electric jazz fusion movement. During the course of his career, Chick Corea has won 15 Grammy Awards.