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Spain

A modern jazz standard by Chick Corea.

Published: 01 Oct 2011 Updated: 01 Oct 2011Visits: 71Code: UL419

Topic: Jazz ukulele Subjects: Jazz Repertoire

Spain

Spain is an instrumental jazz fusion composition by jazz pianist and composer Chick Corea. It is probably Corea's most prominent piece, and some would consider it a modern jazz standard.

Spain was composed in 1971 and appeared in its original (and most well-known) rendition on the album Light as a Feather, with performances by Corea (Rhodes electric piano), Airto Moreira (drums), Flora Purim (vocals and percussion), Stanley Clarke (bass), and Joe Farrell (flute). It has been recorded in several versions, by Corea himself as well as by other artists.

The Light as a Feather version of Spain received two Grammy nominations, for Best Instrumental Arrangement and for Best Instrumental Jazz Performance by a Group. In 2001, Corea was awarded the Best Instrumental Arrangement Grammy for "Spain for Sextet and Orchestra". <ul> <li class="star"><span class="XBold">You</span><span class="XBoldRed">Tube</span>: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMyxHjzOE34" target="_blank">Jason Fenichel Trio performing "Spain"</a> (<a href="http://www.jasonfenichel.com" target="_blank">www.jasonfenichel.com</a>) <p>This is great video. And, here is a <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czeoOMjFN44" target="_blank">view of the drums only</a></p> </li> <li><span class="XBold">You</span><span class="XBoldRed">Tube</span>: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMyxHjzOE34" target="_blank">Chick Corea with Billy Cobham & Al Di Meola - Spain -1990</a></li> <li><span class="XBold">You</span><span class="XBoldRed">Tube</span>: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycRGmQDp4LA" target="_blank">Chick Corea acoustic trio</a></li> <li><span class="XBold">You</span><span class="XBoldRed">Tube</span>: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zl4yqQqV5lM" target="_blank">John McLaughlin & Paco DeLucia, Spain</a></li> <li><span class="XBold">You</span><span class="XBoldRed">Tube</span>: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esF9cV9v8Zs" target="_blank">Jack Wilkins solo guitar concert from 1982</a></li> <li><span class="XBold">You</span><span class="XBoldRed">Tube</span>: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4oYn-CHEW4" target="_blank">Takashi Nakamura(TTCafe) jazz ukulele solo</a></li> <li><span class="XBold">You</span><span class="XBoldRed">Tube</span>: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBEeBZSBHLw" target="_blank">ABE Jazz Ukulele</a></li> <li><span class="XBold">You</span><span class="XBoldRed">Tube</span>: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp3Mr8K1eKg" target="_blank">Jake Shimabukuro - Spain</a></li> <li class="user"><a href="http://www.chickcorea.com">Chick Corea's web site at <strong>www.chickcorea.com</strong></a>

A DownBeat Hall of Famer and NEA Jazz Master, 16-time Grammy winner, and undisputed keyboard virtuoso, Chick Corea has attained living legend status after four decades of unparalleled creativity and an artistic output that is simply staggering. </li> </ul>

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Spain - Melody and Chord Ukulele Arrangement
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