Tag Archives: Chick Corea

Les DeMerle – Music vs Business

SKF NOTE: Les DeMerle asked me during his interview to ask him about music versus the music business. So I did. Les’s reply is still valid in 2020. The interview was published in Modern Drummer’s October 1984 issue. Les DeMerle: … Continue reading

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Chick Corea and Steve Gadd Online Master Class

SKF NOTE: This Tweet from Chick Corea came through yesterday. This morning I watched the almost 14-minutes available — two songs — of this master class on my iPhone. I also watched it on my Macbook, but the iPhone Periscope … Continue reading

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Chick Corea on Evolution of the ‘Friends’ Album

Chick Corea: The evolution of that album [Friends] is simple. It felt so good playing with Eddie Gomez, Steve Gadd, and Joe Farrell on The Mad Hatter that I suggested we do something together — not elaborate, no arrangments. It … Continue reading

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Steve Gadd: Working with Chick was Inspiring and Confusing

SKF NOTE: Somewhere along the way I paid $4.98 for an interesting book of music interviews and photographs by Julie Coryell and Laura Friedman: Jazz-Rock Fusion: The People, The Music. Ms. Coryell did the interviewing. Ms. Friedman, the photo shoots. … Continue reading

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Chick Corea: I Really Wanted to Connect with the World

SKF NOTE: Chick Corea is near the top of my list of “Musicians to Dig Deep.” That is, I want to give a more thoughtful, chronological listen to his music. I’ve heard quite a bit: Chick with Mongo Santamaria, the … Continue reading

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