Chick Corea http://kplu.org en Tonight on KPLU: The SFJAZZ Center's historic opening concert http://kplu.org/post/tonight-kplu-sfjazz-centers-historic-opening-concert <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thirty years after presenting its first concerts in San Francisco, the organization&nbsp;</span>SFJAZZ<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has built a permanent home and performance venue. The&nbsp;</span>SFJAZZ<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Center, conceived as the first stand-alone building for jazz in the U.S., <a href="http://www.sfjazz.org/sites/default/files/documents/GO_Promo.pdf" target="_blank">opens with a star-studded concert</a> tonight, hosted by Bill Cosby.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Artists include:&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">McCoy&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tyner,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Chick&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Corea,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Esperanza Spalding, Joshua Redman, Joe&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lovano,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Bobby&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hutcherson,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Mary Stallings, John Handy, Pete&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Escovedo,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Eric Reed, and more!&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="http://www.kplu.org/live-event/watch-live-sfjazz-center-star-studded-opening-concert"><strong>WATCH LIVE NOW!</strong></a></p><p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:01:08 +0000 KPLU 7622 at http://kplu.org Tonight on KPLU: The SFJAZZ Center's historic opening concert All-Star Trio: Jack DeJohnette, Chick Corea and Stanley Clark http://kplu.org/post/all-star-trio-jack-dejohnette-chick-corea-and-stanley-clark <p>Last Friday, during their 4-night engagement at Jazz Alley, this jazz super-group consisting of drummer Jack DeJohnette, Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke visited the KPLU Performance Studio for a little conversation with jazz host, Abe Beeson, and a whole lot of music! </p> <p><object height="330" width="440"><param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F42677472%40N04%2Fsets%2F72157629788895282%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F42677472%40N04%2Fsets%2F72157629788895282%2F&amp;set_id=72157629788895282&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="movie" value="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=109615" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F42677472%40N04%2Fsets%2F72157629788895282%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F42677472%40N04%2Fsets%2F72157629788895282%2F&amp;set_id=72157629788895282&amp;jump_to=" height="330" src="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=109615" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="440"></embed></object></p> Fri, 18 May 2012 19:46:04 +0000 Justin Steyer & Abe Beeson 5044 at http://kplu.org All-Star Trio: Jack DeJohnette, Chick Corea and Stanley Clark Engaging with Chick Corea and his 'student kind' of mind http://kplu.org/post/engaging-chick-corea-and-his-student-kind-mind <p>I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to sit down in the KPLU performance studio last Friday with jazz legend <a href="http://www.chickcorea.com/" target="_blank">Chick Corea</a> for an interview and live performance.</p><p>One of the topics we covered was how he has remained so versatile over the years.</p><blockquote><p>&ldquo;I keep a student kind of mentality in my life, so that I am always learning something, and that keeps me fresh,&rdquo; he said.</p></blockquote><p><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/12/05/a-student-kind-of-mind-one-on-one-with-chick-corea-at-kplu/"><strong>Read more on Groove Notes.</strong></a></p><p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 02:03:16 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 3381 at http://kplu.org Engaging with Chick Corea and his 'student kind' of mind