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On June 30, 1969.

On June 30, 1969, “Solid State” label released “Is”, the third Chick Corea studio album. It was recorded in May 1969, at “Bell Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Sonny Lester.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea – piano, electric piano
  • Woody Shaw– trumpet
  • Bennie Maupin– tenor saxophone
  • Hubert Laws– flute, piccolo flute
  • Dave Holland– double bass
  • Jack DeJohnette– drums
  • Horace Arnold– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea.

  1. Is
  2. Jamala
  3. This
  4. It

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

In June 1965.

In June 1965, “Blue Note” label released “The Thing to Do, the 10th Blue Mitchell album. It was recorded in July 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Blue Mitchell- trumpet
  • Junior Cook- tenor saxophone
  • Chick Corea- piano
  • Gene Taylor- bass
  • Al Foster- drums

Track listing:

  1. Fungii Mama – Blue Mitchell
  2. Mona’s Mood – Jimmy Heath
  3. The Thing to Do – Jimmy Heath
  4. Step Lightly – Joe Henderson
  5. Chick’s Tune – Chick Corea

On April 24, 2001.

On April 24, 2001, “Hip Hop Essence” label released “New Colors”, the 62nd Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded October – December 2000, and was produced by Yusuf Gandhi, Reynold da Silva and Freddie Hubbard.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard: flugelhorn
  • Chris Karlic: baritone saxophone
  • Craig Handy: tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Myron Walden: alto saxophone
  • Ted Nash: alto saxophone
  • Kenny Garrett: alto saxophone
  • Javon Jackson: tenor saxophone
  • David Weiss: trumpet
  • Luis Bonilla: trombone
  • Steve Davis: trombone
  • Xavier Davis: piano
  • Dwayne Burno: bass
  • Joe Chambers: drums
  • Idris Muhammad: drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Hubbard, except where noted.

  1. One of Another Kind
  2. Blue Spirits
  3. Blues for Miles
  4. Dizzy’s Connotations
  5. True Colors
  6. Red Clay
  7. Osie Mae
  8. Inner Space – Chick Corea

 

On April 22, 2003.

On April 22, 2003, “Strech Records” label released “Rendezvous in New York”, the 58th Chick Corea album. It was recorded 2002 – 2003 in New York City, and was produced by Chick Corea and Herbert Waltl.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Gonzalo Rubalcaba– piano
  • Bobby McFerrin– vocals
  • Gary Burton– vibraphone
  • Terence Blanchard– trumpet
  • Steve Wilson– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Joshua Redman– tenor saxophone
  • Tim Garland– tenor saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Dave Weckl– drums
  • Roy Haynes– drums
  • Jeff Ballard – drums
  • Eddie Gómez– bass
  • Avishai Cohen– bass
  • Christian McBride– bass
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Miroslav Vitous– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea except where noted.

  1. Armando’s Rhumba – Chick Corea
  2. Blue Monk – Thelonious Monk
    Concierto de Aranjuez/Spain – Joaquín Rodrigo, Chick Corea
  3. Matrix
  4. Glass Enclosure/Tempus Fugit – Bud Powell
  5. Crystal Silence – Chick Corea, Neville Potter
  6. Bessie’s Blues – John Coltrane
  7. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert
  8. Armando’s Tango
  9. Concierto de Aranjuez/Spain – Joaquin Rodrigo, Chick Corea
  10. Lifeline
  11. Quartet No. 2, Pt. 1

On April 18, 2006.

On April 18, 2006, “Ayva Musica” label released “Junjo”, the debut Esperanza Spalding album. It was recorded in April 2005, and was produced by Esperanza Spalding.

Personnel:

  • Esperanza Spalding – vocals, double bass
  • Aruán Ortiz – piano
  • Francisco Mela – drums

Track listing:

  1. The Peacocks – Jimmy Rowles
  2. Loro – Egberto Gismonti
  3. Humpty Dumpty – Chick Corea
  4. Mompouana – Aruán Ortiz
  5. Perazuán – Esperanza Spalding, Aruán Ortiz
  6. Junjo – Espperanza Spalding
  7. Cantora de Yala – Gustavo Leguizamón, Manuel J. Castilla
  8. Two Bad – Esperanza Spalding
  9. Perazela – Francisco Mela, Esperanza Spalding

On April 15, 2020.

On April 15, 2020, Lee Konitz died aged 92. He was composer and musician (alto saxophone), performing in a wide range of jazz styles, including bebop, cool jazz, and avant-garde jazz, noted for improvising long, melodic lines with the rhythmic interest coming from odd accents, Konitz has recorded and performed with many famous musicians including Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, Elvin Jones, Charlie Haden, Dave Holland, Lennie Tristano, Stan Kenton, Chick Corea, Gerry Mulligan, Claude Thornhill, Ralph Burns, Gil Evans, Warne Marsh, Dave Pike, Attila Zoller, Charles Mingus, Dave Brubeck, Warne Marsh, Hal Galper, Bill Evans, Martial Solal, Max Roach, Don Friedman, Kenny Wheeler, Kenny Werner, Brian Dickenson, Paul Motian,  Bill Frisell, Gary Peacock, and Joey Baron.

 

On April 15, 1971.

On April 15, 1971, “ECM” label released “A.R.C.”, the eight Chick Corea album. It was recorded in January 1971, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano
  • David Holland– bass
  • Barry Altschul– drums, percussion
  • Kurt Rapp – engineer
  • B & B Wojirsch – design

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea except where noted.

  1. Nefertiti – Wayne Shorter
  2. Ballad for Tillie – Barry Altschul, Chick Corea, David Holland
  3. R.C.
  4. Vedana – Dave Holland
  5. Thanatos
  6. Games

 

In February 1972.

In February 1972, “Groove Merchant” label released “Sundance”, the fourth Chick Corea album. It was recorded in May 1969, and was produced by Sonny Lester.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano
  • Hubert Laws– flute, piccolo flute
  • Bennie Maupin– tenor saxophone
  • Woody Shaw– trumpet
  • Dave Holland– bass
  • Jack De Johnette– drums
  • Horace Arnold– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea.

  1. The Brain
  2. Song of Wind
  3. Converge
  4. Sundance

 

On February 2, 1971.

On February 2, 1971, “Blue Note” label released “The Song of Singing”, the fifth Chick Corea album. It was recorded in April 1970, at “A & R Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Sonny Lester.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, keyboards
  • Dave Holland– bass
  • Barry Altschul– drums

Track listing:

  1. Toy Room – Dave Holland
  2. Ballad I – Barry Altschul, Chick Corea, Dave Holland
  3. Rhymes – Chick Corea
  4. Flesh – Chick Corea
  5. Ballad III – Barry Altschul, Chick Corea, Dave Holland
  6. Nefertiti – Wayne Shorter