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April Short Fuses – Materia Critica
Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
Jazz Special Feature: Chick Corea (1941-2021) — Memories and Impressions
Fuse critics pay homage to Chick Corea performances and recordings that they found memorable.
Jazz Album Reviews: Strong Discs from Pianist Chick Corea and Bassist Eric Revis
A pair of beauties: an Eric Revis quintet album and a solo excursion from Chick Corea.
Jazz Review: Chick Corea’s Vigilette Trio at Scullers
His beautiful sound is undimmed by time, his sensitivity to nuance is intact, and his choice of virtuoso partners was a delight.
Jazz Concert Review: An Improvised Saturday at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
This year I resolved to do an unapologetic fan experience at Newport Jazz.
Fuse Music Commentary Series: Jazz and the Piano Concerto –Revisiting the Jazz Side
What I’ve learned from three years of research and listening is that the piano concerto is an ideal vehicle with which individual composers can experiment
Concert Review: Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock at Symphony Hall
Given that these two virtuoso pianists were in a jubilant, hometown mood, this was a concert that could hardly fail to please.
Fuse News CD Review: Pianist Chick Corea’s Extroverted “Vigil”
According to Chick Corea, this recording contains first impressions of the compositions that he’ll be playing with his band on upcoming tours. It’ll be interesting to hear how these tunes and this group develops.
Fuse Jazz Review: Chick Corea and Gary Burton Set Off A Fiery “Hot House”
Chick Corea and Gary Burton were celebrating their recent disc, “Hot House,” which they said was meant to recall the sixties, when the two were starting their careers. But the sixties were never quite like this.