Pianist CHICK COREA and drummer STEVE GADD purposefully rekindle their '70s fusion roots on 2017's double-disc "Chinese Butterfly". Although they are longtime associates, with Gadd touring often with Corea and appearing on albums like 1976's "My Spanish Heart", they've never totally collaborated on an album before. On "Chinese Butterfly", Corea joins Gadd's working ensemble for a set of newly penned originals that make the most of their long-held mutual admiration. Joining them are their equally adept bandmates, saxophonist/flutist STEVE WILSON, guitarist/vocalist LIONEL LOUEKEL, bassist CARLITOS DEL PUERTO, and percussionist LUISITO QUINTERO. Together, they have crafted an album that draws upon the expansive, keyboard-heavy sound of Corea's '70s fusion work, while also weaving in various Latin and African traditions.
01. Chick's Chums 02. Serenity 03. Like I Was Sayin' 04. A Spanish Song 05. Chinese Butterfly Chick Corea
01. Return to Forever 02. Wake-Up Call 03. Gadd-Zooks