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Jazz at 100 Hour 85: Chick Corea Acoustic and Electric

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Broadcast: September 25, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Chick Corea began recording as a sideman for artists like Mongo Santamaria, Blue Mitchell, Herbie Mann and Cal Tjader in 1962. In 1966, his began to record as a leader, while still touring with Stan Getz.

Like many others, his studio work and touring with Miles Davis from 1968 – 1970 raised his profile, leading him to a career that split between the newly emerging electric fusion music and acoustic pursuits.

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