|Chick Corea at Cheltenham 2017|
Photo credit and ©John Watson /jazzcamera.co.uk
I was invited to send in some questions for Chick Corea by European broadcaster Sarah Culler and this short interview podcast is the result:
Chick Corea interview by LondonJazz
00:00 – 00:47 OPENING MUSIC : Extract from Amnesia by Chick Corea.
00:47 You always profile yourself as a student… learning… the challenge to communicate one’s ideas… telling a story…
1:56 – 3:05 Spain – the tune , the connections the influences, Paco De Lucia, Mongo Santamaria Eddie Palmieri…
3:05 – 4:37 Is there a hierarchy of duties for a musician? “I pursue ideas that I’m interested in…”
4:37-5:48 Is your work-rate speeding up slowing down or staying the same? Finding new ways to help young musicians – workshops.
5-48 to end Pannonica by Thelonius Monk – Chick Corea New Trio.
Image of Chick Corea on podcast from 1992 by Roland Godefroy / Creative Commons