Chick Corea Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea (born June 12, 1941) is a multiple Grammy Award winning American jazz pianist, keyboardist, drummer, and composer. He is known for his work during the 1970s in the genre of jazz fusion. He participated in the birth of the electric fusion movement as a member of Miles Davis' band in the 1960s, and in the 1970s formed Return to Forever. He continued to pursue other collaborations and explore various musical styles throughout the 1980s and 1990s. He is also known for promoting Scientology. Charles Dutoit Charles Dutoit has been Music Director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal since 1977. Their musical partnership is recognised today as one of the most successful in the world. In September 1990, Charles Dutoit also became Music Director of the Orchestre National de France, replacing Lorin Maazel. In September 1996 he was also appointed Principal Conductor of the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo. In addition to his summer activities with the OSM, Charles Dutoit is Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of two of North America's most prestigious summer festivals: the Philadelphia Orchestra concert series at the Mann Music Centre in Philadelphia and at the Saratoga Performing Arts Centre in Saratoga Springs, New York. Charles Dutoit has received numerous awards and distinctions. He holds honorary doctorates from both the University de Montreal and the University Laval. In 1982, Charles Dutoit was named 'Musician of the Year' by the Canadian Music Council; in 1988, the same organisation awarded Maestro Dutoit the Canadian Music Council Medal in recognition of his exceptional contribution to music in Canada. Also in 1988, the government of France made Charles Dutoit an Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. In 1991, Charles Dutoit was made an Honorary Citizen of the city of Philadelphia. In June 1994, the Canadian Conference of the Arts awarded Maestro Dutoit their Diploma of Honour for distinguished service to the arts in Canada.