Chick Corea is 74 today. Here he is with Return to Forever performing the fusion hit “Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy” at Montreux in 2008. That’s Stanley Clarke on bass, of course, and Al Di Meola on guitar.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.