Chick Corea

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New York City is my spiritual home... That's where I connected with art and music and the thing I love to do and work on, and express myself with

Chick Corea, nydailynews.com, 19 January 2011

Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea is an American jazz and fusion pianist, keyboardist, and composer. Many of his compositions are considered jazz standards. As a member of Miles Davis’ band in the 1960s, he participated in the birth of the electric jazz fusion movement. In the 1970s he formed Return to Forever. Along with Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner and Keith Jarrett, he has been described as one of the major jazz piano voices to emerge in the post-John Coltrane era.