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Bassist Christian McBride Remembers Legendary Jazz Artist Chick Corea

Chick Corea performs with Eddie Gomez and Brian Blade perform during their concert in Moscow, Russia, on May 15, 2017. Corea, a towering jazz pianist with a staggering 23 Grammy awards who pushed the boundaries of the genre and worked alongside Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, has died. He was 79.  (Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr./AP File)
Chick Corea performs with Eddie Gomez and Brian Blade perform during their concert in Moscow, Russia, on May 15, 2017. Corea, a towering jazz pianist with a staggering 23 Grammy awards who pushed the boundaries of the genre and worked alongside Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, has died. He was 79. (Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr./AP File)

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with bassist Christian McBride, host of NPR’s “Jazz Night in America,” about the life and legacy of jazz keyboardist, composer and bandleader Chick Corea.

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