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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".
- YouTube: Jason Fenichel Trio performing "Spain" (www.jasonfenichel.com)
This is great video. And, here is a view of the drums only
- YouTube: Chick Corea with Billy Cobham & Al Di Meola - Spain -1990
- YouTube: Chick Corea acoustic trio
- YouTube: John McLaughlin & Paco DeLucia, Spain
- YouTube: Jack Wilkins solo guitar concert from 1982
- YouTube: Takashi Nakamura(TTCafe) jazz ukulele solo
- YouTube: ABE Jazz Ukulele
- YouTube: Jake Shimabukuro - Spain
- Chick Corea's web site at www.chickcorea.com 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.
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Spain - Melody and Chord Ukulele Arrangement
Updated: Dec 31, 2016
Melody and chord ukulele arrangement for C tuning. Standard music notation and Ukulele TAB.
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