John McLaughlin/Chick Corea – Five Peace Band Live

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Five Peace Band Live is a 2009 post bop and jazz fusion album from musicians Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, Kenny Garrett, Christian McBride and Vinnie Colaiuta.

The album was very well received, winning the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.

John Kelman in his AllAboutJazz review said “Running the gamut from straight-ahead to balls-out fusion, Five Peace Band Live is a rare opportunity to hear two masters create something that references both of their careers but combines to create something with its own distinct personality.”

“Five Peace Band re-creates an extremely ambitious and beautifully executed gig, where all players were firing on all cylinders.” – Thom Jurek/AllMusic.

Track listing:
Disc one

Raju” (John McLaughlin) – 12:29
The Disguise” (Chick Corea) – 13:32
New Blues, Old Bruise” (John McLaughlin) – 14:06
Hymn to Andromeda” (Chick Corea) – 27:45

Disc two

Dr. Jackle” (Jackie McLean) – 22:53
Senor C.S.” (John McLaughlin) – 20:15
In a Silent Way / It’s About That Time” (Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul) – 20:06
Someday My Prince Will Come” (Frank Churchill, Larry Morey) – 7:42

Chick Corea – acoustic piano, electric piano, synthesizer
Kenny Garrett – alto saxophone
John McLaughlin – electric guitar
Christian McBride – acoustic bass, electric bass
Vinnie Colaiuta – drums, percussion


Released: April 28, 2009
Recorded: 2008
Length: 138:48
Label: Concord
Producer: Chick Corea, John McLaughlin