Age 26 at the time of this recording, and on the brink of gaining major recognition in the jazz world, pianist Chick Corea
is featured with a very strong trio that includes bassist Miroslav Vitous
and drummer Roy Haynes
. The music includes five Corea
originals, including "Matrix" and "Steps: What Was." Listen to how part of "Steps: What Was" has hints at Corea
's future composition "Spain."