This is a welcome addition to any Chick Corea collection. The Corea, Clarke, White trio is just brilliant; group of musicians who are almost telepathic in their mutual understanding of the music. Disc carries a seamless atmosphere through a range of material from On Green Dolphin Street through No Mystery to Senior Mouse. Disc 2 introduces some Return to Forever alumni such as Bill Connors as well as the rather under rated Chaka Khan. For those of us that only really know Ms Khan as the singer of I'm Every Woman there is so much more to her that this check out Echoes of An Era
which showcases her with this band along with Joe Henderson and Freddie Hubbard.
The BBC review of this album dismisses 2009s Returns
but I would argue that Kevin Le Gendre is just wrong; he displays all the features of someone who remains prejudices against electric fusion jazz.
This album is a must have for any Chick Corea fan. Also check out Children Of Forever