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Members of the Chick Corea Jazz Electric Band standing next to one another smiling with a white background, all wearing dark clothing

Pioneer of jazz fusion Chick Corea dies of cancer at 79

Allison Harris
February 23, 2021

Chick Corea, a legendary jazz musician, composer and keyboardist, died of a rare form of cancer on Feb. 9, 2021, at the age of 79.  “Throughout his life and career, Chick relished in the freedom and the fun to be had in creating something new, and in playing the games...

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