Chick Corea & The Vigil
with Tim Garland, Carlitos Del Puerto, Marcus Gilmore, and Charles Altura
No one can accuse Chick Corea of resting on his laurels. The 20-time Grammy award-winner and NEA Jazz Master personifies a rare artistic standard of excellence. Corea’s latest project, The Vigil features all new compositions and re-workings of old favorites. From his early work with Mongo Santamaria, Stan Getz and Miles Davis, and his avant-garde adventures in Circle (with Anthony Braxton), to pioneering fusion with Return… Show more
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After parting ways with the noise-pop antics of Penelope Trip, Pedro Vigil moved on to synthesize something completely outside of the indie influenced boundaries. Along with an ensemble of musicians that stretched from an orchestration of strings, brass and percussion, to even a female chorus, Vigil instigated a number of cocktail pop numbers that took an influence of Martin Denny, Juan Garcia Esquivel and other 60's jazz composers....
Chick Corea took the piano in new directions following the monumental achievements of McCoy Tyner and Bill Evans. His pioneering electric piano playing with Miles Davis helped shape the sound of fusion in the late '60s....
While still in his early-teens, Tim Garland was profoundly influenced by a chance encounter with saxophonist Tony Coe. During his studies at the Guildhall School of Music, he was encouraged to learn to play an instrument to professional standards in order to better develop his abilities as a composer; Garland chose tenor saxophone....
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