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    I haven't traveled in Africa nearly as much as I'd like to. I've been there a few times, and I'd like to learn more about the various cultures in Africa. But that's the basis point of where all of the music that I love is based upon, from Africa to Cuba to Puerto Rico to South America.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: time  culture  music  america  africa  learn 
     
    I enjoy playing the band as the band. I be the whole band and Im playing the drums, Im playing the guitar, Im playing the saxophone. To me, the most wonderful thing about playing music is that.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: music 
     
    You'll find little schools of musicians experimenting with different ways of making music in Brooklyn, all through Manhattan, in Queens, in Jersey, you know? The city is still bubbling with creativity.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: music  school  creativity 
     
    My wife, Gayle, is a wonderful musician and singer. We share music, so it's a deep bond.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: music  shares  wife 
     
    I decided that I didn't want to spend my time in a liberal arts college.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: time  college 
     
    Every time I see a musician - it doesn't matter what age - that inspires me, there's always a secret little wish that maybe we'll play together, because that's how I learn and grow and so forth, you know. But hopefully there's a lot more.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: time  secret  age  wishes  learn  inspire 
     
    I searched through rebellion, drugs, diet, mysticism, religion, intellectualism and much more, only to begin to find that truth is basically simple and feels good, clear and right.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: truth  right  mysticism  drugs 
     
    It's one thing to just play a tune, or play a program of music, but it's another thing to practically create a new language of music, which is what Kind of Blue did.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: language  music 
     
    Without a doubt, my richest relationships are my long-term friendships with musical partners, because we make music together. That's what we love to do with our lives.
    — Chick Corea
    Only a spiritual being has awareness.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: spiritual 
     
    I got a chance to listen to and watch Thelonious Monk and his quartet play two shows a night, for six weeks. It was a great education. There was my university, man.
    — Chick Corea
    It's very difficult for me to dislike an artist. No matter what he's creating, the fact that he's experiencing the joy of creation makes me feel like we're in a brotherhood of some kind we're in it together.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: joy  creation  facts  artist 
     
    You've got to create the space, then fill it.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: space 
     
    I no longer wanted to satisfy myself. I really want to connect with the world and make my music mean something to people.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: people  world  music 
     
    My one thing is I continue to be interested and want to be a student. I don't want to be a master. When I'm learning something, I'm in my element.
    — Chick Corea
    tags: master  learning 
     
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