Corea's mastery of his piano is still exquisite, particularly in sedate contexts like solo performances and duo work with vibraphone player Gary Burton, but the truly transcendent moments tend to come around more frequently when he has more aggressive foils like his mid ‘80s Elektric Band or the notorious revolving-door jazz-fusion project Return To Forever. He's now on tour with the Vigil, a brand new five-piece outfit which splits the difference nicely.
Sept. 24-29, 8 & 10:30 p.m., 2013
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