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Chick Corea Trio at SF Jazz

I've been so busy with my own music, and with my neuro disease company ALSP that I haven't mentioned a couple of great shows I saw recently at SF Jazz. September 12, The Chick Corea Trio, with Christian McBride and Brian Blade played the Miner Auditorium. Christian is, along with Charnette Moffat, and John Patitucci, one of the premier acoustic bass players of his generation. And Brian Blade is perhaps the most creative and abstract drummer around, with credits ranging from Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, to Joni Mitchell, Steve Earle, and Bob Dylan. Chick first played with Christian and Brian in the Five Peace Band with John McLaughlin in 2009. Five years later he toured with them as a trio, and their 2015 live 3 disc recording earned two GRAMMYS for Best Improvised Jazz Solo, and Best Jazz Instrumental Album. From standards to originals, they make the familiar seem fresh, and the unfamiliar a warm home.