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On August 24, 2004.

On August 24, 2004, “Stretch Records” label released “To the Stars”, the eighth Chick Corea Elektric Band album. It was recorded in 2004 and was produced by Chick Corea.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– keyboards, liner notes
  • Eric Marienthal– saxophone
  • Frank Gambale– guitar
  • John Patitucci– bass guitar
  • Dave Weckl– drums
  • Pernell Saturnino– percussion
  • Steve Wilson– saxophone
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer
  • Bob Cetti – assistant engineer
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering
  • Rik Pekkonen – mixing
  • Emanuele Ruffinengo – assistant producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea.

  1. Check Blast
  2. Port View 1
  3. Mistress Luck-A Portrait
  4. Mistress Luck-The Party
  5. Port View 2
  6. Johnny’s Landing
  7. Port View 3
  8. Alan Corday
  9. Port View 4
  10. Hound of Heaven
  11. Port View 5
  12. The Long Passage
  13. Port View 6
  14. Jocelyn-The Commander
  15. Port View 7
  16. Captain Jocelyn-Tribute by His Crew
  17. Captain Jocelyn-The Pianist

 

On August 22, 1991.

On August 22, 1991, “GRP” label released “Beneath the Mask”, the fifth Chick Corea Elektric Band studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “GRP Group Company”, and was produced by Chick Corea.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea – keyboards, mini Moog, synclavier, synthesizer
  • Frank Gambale– guitar, synthesizer guitar
  • Eric Marienthal– alto and soprano saxophone
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Dave Weckl– drums, percussion, mixing
  • Evelyn Brechtlein – project coordinator
  • Joseph Doughney – post production
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer, mixing
  • Robert Read – assistant engineer
  • Michael Landy– post production
  • Scott Johnson – design
  • Sonny Mediana – design
  • Andy Ruggirello – design
  • Dan Serrano – design
  • Harrison Funk – photography

Track listing:

  1. Beneath the Mask – Chick Corea, John Patitucci, Dave Weckl
  2. Little Things That Count – John Patitucci, Dave Weckl
  3. One of Us Is Over 40 – Chick Corea, John Patitucci, Dave Weckl
  4. A Wave Goodbye – Chick Corea, Dave Weckl
  5. Lifescape – Chick Corea
  6. Jammin E. Cricket – Chick Corea, John Patitucci, Dave Weckl
  7. Charged Particles – Chick Corea
  8. Free Step – Chick Corea
  9. 99 Flavors – Chick Corea
  10. Illusions – Chick Corea, John Patitucci, Dave Weckl

On August 6, 2013.

On August 6, 2013, “Concord” label released “The Vigil”, the 73rd Chick Corea album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Chick Corea. At the 15th “Annual Latin Grammy Awards”, “The Vigil” won the “Latin Grammy Award” for “Best Latin Jazz Album”.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– Yamaha CFIIIS concert grand piano, synthesizers
  • Tim Garland– bass clarinet, flute, soprano, and tenor saxophone
  • Charles Altura – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Hadrien Feraud– bass
  • Marcus Gilmore– drums
  • Pernell Saturnino– percussion
  • Gayle Moran Corea– vocals
  • Stanley Clarke– bass
  • Ravi Coltrane– saxophone
  • Marc Bessant – graphic design
  • Bob Cetti – assistant engineer
  • Buck Snow – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer, mixing
  • Dan Muse – liner note coordination
  • Robert Schoeller – cover art
  • Taylor Crothers – photography

Track listing:

  1. Galaxy 32 Star 4
  2. Planet Chia
  3. Portals to Forever
  4. Royalty
  5. Outside of Space
  6. Pledge of Space
  7. Legacy

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Stretch Records” label released “Three Quartets” the 23rd Chick Corea album. It was recorded January – February 1981, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Chick Corea.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, drums
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Eddie Gómez– double bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Bernie Kirsh – recording and mixing engineer
  • Duncan Aldrich – assistant engineer
  • Joel Strote – associate executive producer
  • Adam Zelinka – post producer
  • Stephen Marcussen – remastering
  • Sonny Mediana – graphic design
  • Andy Baltimore – creative director
  • Dan Serrano – graphic design
  • Andy Ruggirello – graphic design
  • Darryl Pitt – photography
  • Susan Garson – project coordinator
  • Richard Veloso – art producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea except where noted.

  1. Quartet No. 1
  2. Quartet No. 3
  3. Quartet No. 2 – Part I (Dedicated to Duke Ellington)
  4. Quartet No. 2 – Part II (Dedicated to John Coltrane)

 

On June 8, 1999.

On June 8, 1999, “Rykodisc” label released “Change”, the debut Origin studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Chick Corea and Ron Moss.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, marimba, handclapping, mixing, executive producer
  • Avishai Cohen– double bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums, handclapping
  • Bob Sheppard– bass clarinet, flute, baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Steve Wilson– clarinet, flute, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer, mixing
  • Bob Cetti – assistant engineer
  • Eric Seijo – assistant engineer
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Darren Wong – design
  • Lourdes Delgado – photography
  • Tom Legoff – photography
  • Karen Miller – photography
  • Ron Moss – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea, except where noted.

  1. Wigwam
  2. Armando’s Tango
  3. Little Flamenco
  4. Early Afternoon Blues
  5. Before Your Eyes
  6. A. Scenes
  7. Home
  8. The Spinner
  9. Compassion – Jeff Ballard
  10. Night (Lyla) – Avishai Cohen
  11. Awakening

On April 10, 2009.

On April 10, 2009, “Universal Music Australia” label released “Bittersweet”, album by Mark Isham and Kate Ceberano. It was recorded in 2009, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mark Isham.

Personnel:

  • Mark Isham – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Kate Ceberano – vocal
  • Alan Pasqua – piano
  • Tom Warrington – bass
  • Peter Erskine – drums
  • Bernie Kirsh – recording, mixing
  • Buck Snow, Melissa Kirkland – recording assistance, mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Donna Isham – executive producer
  • Tyler Parkinson – design
  • Michael Doven – photography

Track listing:

  1. My One and Only Love – Frank Sinatra
  2. Skylark – Anita O’Day
  3. In a Sentimental Mood – Duke Ellington
  4. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Duke Ellington
  5. In My Solitude – Paul Robeson
  6. Night and Day – Cole Porter
  7. I Wanna Be Loved  – The Andrew Sisters
  8. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger
  9. Lush Life – Billy Strayhorn
  10. Do It Again – Irène Bordoni
  11. Every Time We Say Good Bye – Cole Porter

 

On May 22, 2007.

On May 22, 2007, “Concord” label released “The Enchantment”, album by Chick Corea and Béla Fleck. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Chick Corea and Béla Fleck

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano
  • Béla Fleck– banjo
  • Bernard Alexander – piano tuner
  • Brian Alexander – piano technician
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer, mixing
  • Buck Snow – assistant engineer
  • Marc Bessant – design
  • Jay Blakesberg – photography
  • Sarah Jane Coleman – lettering
  • Taylor Crothers – photography
  • Julie Rooney – graphic consultant
  • Evelyn Brechtlein – project coordinator

Track listing:

  1. Senorita – Chick Corea
  2. Spectacle – Bela Fleck
  3. Joban Dna Nopia – Chick Corea
  4. Mountain – Bela Fleck
  5. Children’s Song #6 – Chick Corea
  6. A Strange Romance – Chick Fleck
  7. Menagerie – Bela Fleck
  8. Waltse for Abby – Bela Fleck
  9. Brazil – Ary Barroso, Sidney Russell
  10. The Enchantment – Chick Corea
  11. Sunset Road – Bela Fleck

 

 

On February 7, 2006.

On February 7, 2006, “Stretch” label released “The Ultimate Adventure”, the 64th Chick Corea studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Chick Corea. It is the second album tribute to the work of SF author L. Ron Hubbard (the first was 2004 album “To the Stars”). In 2007, “The Ultimate Adventure” won Grammy awards for “Best Jazz Instrumental Performance (Individual or Group)” and “Best Instrumental Arrangement”.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, Rhodes piano, acoustic and electronic percussion,  synthesizers
  • Steve Gadd– drums, palmas
  • Airto Moreira– vocals, percussion
  • Carles Benavent– electric bass, palmas
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • Jorge Pardo– flute, saxophone, palmas
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Tim Garland– bass clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Rubem Dantas– percussion, palmas
  • Tom Brechtlein– drums, palmas
  • Frank Gambale– acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Kirsh– recording engineer
  • Al Schmitt– mixing engineer
  • Buck Snow– mixing engineer
  • Doug Sax– mastering engineer

Track listing:

  1. Three Ghouls, Pt. 1
  2. Three Ghouls, Pt. 2
  3. Three Ghouls, Pt. 3
  4. City of Brass
  5. Queen Tedmur
  6. El Stephen, Pt. 1
  7. El Stephen, Pt. 2
  8. King & Queen
  9. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 1
  10. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 2
  11. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 3
  12. North Africa
  13. Flight from Karoof, Pt. 1
  14. Flight from Karoof, Pt. 2
  15. Planes of Existence, Pt. 1
  16. Arabian Nights, Pt. 1
  17. Arabian Nights, Pt. 2
  18. Gods & Devils
  19. Planes of Existence, Pt. 2

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Stretch” label released “Three Quartets”, the 32nd Chick Corea (as leader) album. It was recorded January – February 1981 at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Chick Corea.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea- piano
  • Michael Brecker- tenor saxophone
  • Eddie Gómez- double bass
  • Steve Gadd- drums
  • Bernie Kirsh – recording and mixing engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – remastering
  • Sonny Mediana,Dan Serrano, Andy Ruggirello  – graphic design
  • Joel Strote – associate executive producer
  • Adam Zelinka – post producer
  • Andy Baltimore – creative director
  • Darryl Pitt – photography
  • Susan Garson – project coordinator
  • Richard Veloso – art producer
  • Duncan Aldrich – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea.

  1. Quartet No. 1
  2. Quartet No. 3
  3. Quartet No. 2 – Part I (dedicated to Duke Ellington)
  4. Quartet No. 2 – Part II (dedicated to John Coltrane)

On August 28, 1972.

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On August 28, 1972, “Atco” label released “’Ot ‘n’ Sweaty”, the fourth Cactus album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Geoffrey Haslam. “’Ot ‘n’ Sweaty” was the band’s final album before their long hiatus until 2006.

Personnel:

  • Carmine Appice– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Tim Bogert– bass, backing vocals
  • Werner Fritzschings– guitar
  • Peter French– lead and backing vocals
  • Duane Hitchings– keyboards, organ, acoustic and electric pianos
  • Michael Delugg – engineer
  • Jimmy Douglass– engineer
  • Joel Kerr – engineer
  • Tom Scott – engineer
  • Ray Thompson – engineer
  • David Palmer – engineer
  • James E. Vickers – engineer
  • Buzz Richmond – assistant engineer
  • Bernie Kirsh – assistant engineer
  • Geoffrey Haslam – remixing, mixing
  • Jean Ristori – mastering
  • Richard Mantel – art direction, design
  • Urs Tschuppert – design
  • David Willardson – cover art
  • David Gahr – photography
  • Yves Bigot– liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Swim (Let Me Swim) – Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Jim McCarty
  2. Bad Mother Boogie (Big Mama Boogie – Part II) – Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Peter French, Werner Fritzschings, Duane Hitchings
  3. Our Lil Rock ‘n’ Roll Thing – Carmine Appice, Tim  Bogert, Peter French, Werner Fritzschings, Duane Hitchings
  4. Bad Stuff – Peter French, Johnson
  5. Bringing Me Down – Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Peter French, Werner Fritzschings, Duane Hitchings
  6. Bedroom Mazurka – Peter French, Duane Hitchings
  7. Telling You – Peter French, Duane Hitchings
  8. Underneath the Arches – Connely, Flanagan, Jim McCarty