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Live Review: The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Featuring Chick Corea

An ideal balance of control and fire marks Monk tribute in Philly

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with special guest Chick Corea (at far right) (photo by Frank Stewart, c/o Jazz at Lincoln Center)
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with special guest Chick Corea (at far right) (photo by Frank Stewart, c/o Jazz at Lincoln Center)

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Shortly after arriving in New York, in the early 1960s, Chick Corea had the opportunity to attend “Thelonious Monk University” for three weeks, as he explained to a packed house at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music on Sunday night.

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