Jazz Greats Tuesdays on WFCF

"Jazz Greats" every Tuesday from 3-7pm Eastern on WFCF 88Five St. Augustine! From seriously ancient to just-released, from the obscure & forgotten to household names - but always tasty! There's a slight emphasis on 60's & 70's jazz (always a track from CTI) with a few tablespoons of fun & local flavor thrown in. Click here to listen online!

Also check out Palm Coast Jazz, a podcast I co-host filled with splendid original jazz from Florida musicians! My syndicated show "Kendo's Jazz Sampler" is on hiatus since I've become jazz director at WFCF.

Song titles with an asterisk are "currents" at the time of airplay.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Playlist for 2-16-2021 WFCF - Chick Corea


Not sure why previous owner felt compelled to
put their catalog # for this album on his forehead...


Regular listeners know I tend to shy away from R.I.P. shows; partially because I don't want to bring my audience down, be the bearer of bad news, or compound or perpetuate sadness that social media and possibly the other WFCF hosts may have already laid on you. 

Chick Corea is an exception. I found his passing particularly hard; the above album changed my life, and there are so many other recordings that have moved me tremendously or brought me great joy. Above all that - to me for some reason, even in his old age, Chick seemed to be the embodiment of youth. So for him to die opens up a lot of thought about how short and precious life is, and, how no one escapes passing from this realm.

So now that I've brought you down again lol, below are the details of the show dedicated to Chick, early to recent. I excluded his stint with Miles; that music seemed inappropriate for a memorial. I will try to get the audio to this one up soon. Thanks to all who tuned in, and thank you for stopping by. - Kendo


Hour One:

Larry Newcomb Quartet - "You Stepped Out of a Dream" - Love, Dad (2020)*

Leon Lee Dorsey - "I'm Walkin'" - Thank You Mr. Mabern (2019)*

           3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Hubert Laws - "Bessie's Blues" - The Laws of Jazz (1964)
Early Chick - wonderful album!


Chick Corea with Return to Forever - "You're Everything" - Light as a Feather (1972)

Griffith Park Collection - "Why Wait?" - Griffith Park Collection (1982)

Chick Corea - "I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore" - Music Forever and Beyond (1949)

The Chick Corea New Trio - "Jitterbug Waltz" - Past, Present & Futures (2001)

Gary Burton & Chick Corea - "Falling Grace" - Crystal Silence (1972)
How does one even describe...


Return to Forever - "Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy" - Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy (1973)

Hour Two:

Michel Camilo - "Armando's Rhumba" - Thru My Eyes (1996)

Stan Getz - "Crystal Silence" - Captain Marvel (1972)

Willie Nelson - "Nice Work If You Can Get It" - That's Life (2020)*

Chick Corea - "Nite Sprite" - The Leprechaun (1976)
A partnership that would endure.


Joe Farrell - "Molten Glass" - Joe Farrell Quartet (1970)

Blue Mitchell - "Fungii Mama" - The Thing to Do (1964)

Cal Tjader - "Oran" - Soul Burst (1966)

Return to Forever - "Vulcan Worlds" - Returns (2008)

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