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Return To Chick Corea at Frederick Holmes & Co. Art Gallery

Courtesy of Francesco Crosara | Posted on July 8, 2024

Where

Frederick Holmes & Co. Art Gallery
309 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA
Map
206-682-0166

Return To Chick Corea at Frederick Holmes & Co. Art Gallery

When

Sat, October 19, 2024
7:00 pm

Musicians

Alexey Nikolaev
saxophone, tenor
Bruce Phares
bass, acoustic

About

RETURN TO CHICK COREA is a quartet-based music tribute to the great jazz composer, enhanced with additional original compositions created in the characteristic Spanish-infused style of Corea.

The RETURN TO CHICK COREA band was formed as a concept exchange between bassist Bruce Phares and pianist Francesco Crosara. A spirited conversation after an engaging duet performance led to the initial idea of a concert of all-Chick-Corea compositions, a natural for Crosara’s Corea-influenced keyboard virtuosity, as well as Phares’ style of bass playing. After a pilot performance, Crosara, Phares, and sax-wizard Alexey Nikolaev solidified the concept into the current “Return to Chick Corea” group with the great Mark Ivester on drums. The repertoire spans freely through Corea’s 5 decades of music interspersed with original compositions by Crosara written in the style of the maestro. ...

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