Chick Corea began recording as a sideman for artists like Mongo Santamaria, Blue Mitchell, Herbie Mann and Cal Tjader in 1962. In 1966, he started his career as a leader, while still touring with Stan Getz. Like many others, his studio work and touring with Miles Davis from 19681970 raised his profile, leading him to a career that split between the newly emerging electric fusion music and acoustic pursuits.
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Chick Corea Trio "Tones for Joan's Bones" from Tones for Joan's Bones (Vortez) 3:08
Chick Corea Trio "Matrix" from Smithsonian Collection of Jazz Piano (Smithsonian) 9:15
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