2014.05.13 19.30

Grand Hall

Chick Corea

Chick Corea

In Concert in Budapest

Modern piano playing legend Chick Corea has been to Hungary several times as a member of various formations, although only once (2006) as a soloist, and then it was in the cavernous Budapest Convention Center, not the best venue for such a performance form. Now, however, we can enjoy his unique art in the sanctuary of the piano, the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy. Corea started making a name for himself in the early 1960s, debuting alongside Cab Calloway, and later accompanying such icons as Stan Getz and Miles Davis. During the 1970s his style gradually shifted towards avant-garde, and he is considered one of the founders of fusion blending jazz and rock. He delights in spicing his piquant harmonic flow with annotated chords creating a tension, while through their generous expressive power they hold their own as a dramaturgic rest point. In his improvisations he outlines this eternal unpredictability with passionate and yet intellectual passage variations that not infrequently flirt with the world of atonality.

Organizer: Liszt Academy Concert Centre

Tickets: HUF 11.900, 9.200, 6.500