Gayle Moran Bio, Wiki
Gayle Moran is a vocalist, keyboardist, and songwriter, She was a member of the Mahavishnu Orchestra during the mid-1970s, appearing on Apocalypse (1974) and Visions of the Emerald Beyond (1975). She is also known for being the wife of Chick Corea, a jazz composer, keyboardist, bandleader, and occasional percussionist. Corea is being reported to have died from cancer on February 9, 2021, at age 79.
She is from Spring Arbor, Michigan, and graduated from Spring Arbor high school (now Spring Arbor University) in 1961. She married in 1972 by jazz composer, Chick Corea.
Gayle Moran Age
She was born in 1943 and is currently 71 years old as of 2020.
Gayle Moran Career
Gayle Moran is a vocalist, keyboardist, and songwriter. She was a member of the Mahavishnu Orchestra during the mid-1970s, appearing on Apocalypse (1974) and Visions of the Emerald Beyond (1975).
She later appeared on multiple recordings by her husband Chick Corea: Return to Forever’s 1977 album Musicmagic, the Chick Corea solo albums The Leprechaun (1975), My Spanish Heart (1976), The Mad Hatter (1978), Secret Agent (1978) and Touchstone (1982). In 2007, she participated in the making of “Afterlife” from the soundtrack film War starring Jet Li and Jason Statham.
She made other guest appearances in, “The Gracious Core”, on Mark Isham’s album Castalia, and the title track from the 1976 David Sancious & Tone release, “Transformation (The Speed of Love). Gayle recorded one album under her own name, I Loved You Then … I Love You Now (1979).
Chick Corea Death & Cause
Corea passed on from cancer on February 9, 2021, at age 79. “It is with great sadness we announce that on February 9th, Chick Corea passed away at the age of 79, from a rare form of cancer which was only discovered very recently,” as per his Facebook page.
Corea “was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather, and a great mentor and friend to so many,” the message continued, in part.
“Though he would be the first to say that his music said more than words ever could, he nevertheless had this message for all those he knew and loved, and for all those who loved him: ‘I want to thank all of those along my journey who have helped keep the music fires burning bright. It is my hope that those who have an inkling to play, write, perform, or otherwise, do so. If not for yourself then for the rest of us. It’s not only that the world needs more artists, but it’s also just a lot of fun.’
“And to my amazing musician friends who have been like family to me as long as I’ve known you: It has been a blessing and an honor learning from and playing with all of you.”