Frank Gambale Reunites with Chick Corea in Return to Forever

Posted by Michael Mueller on February 16, 2011 at 10:30 AM

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Australian fusion guitar virtuoso Frank Gambale has accepted an invitation from Chick Corea to tour with Return to Forever this year. Gambale formerly played with the jazz piano legend for seven years in Chick Corea's Elektric Band.

Frank Gambale guitar tab"I'm so excited I'm beside myself," Gambale told the Herald.

The latest incarnation of Return to Forever comprises Corea and Gambale as well as bassist Stanley Clarke, drummer Lenny White, and violinist Jean Luc Ponty. The group will embark on their Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy Tour with dates to be announced in Australia, the U.S., Europe, and Japan. For all the latest RTF news and updates, check out www.return2forever.com.

Chick Corea jam tracks

Meanwhile, to get you stoked, check out this new promo video from the group, featuring commentary from the members and a preview of what's in store.

 

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