Tag Archives: Jack DeJohnette

Great Price: Elvin, DeJohnette with Joe Farrell

SKF NOTE: Last night I bought several MP3 jazz albums, among them, Joe Farrell’s Moon Germs. In 1972 I first bought the Moon Germs LP — and have been waiting many years for its reissue. This is a quartet date … Continue reading

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Jack DeJohnette: I Never Studied with a Teacher

SKF NOTE: One night in February 1980 I went to J.B. Scott’s nightclub in Albany, NY to hear Jack DeJohnette‘s New Directions quartet with John Abercrombie (guitar), Eddie Gomez (bass) and Lester Bowie (trumpet). I had a few published Modern Drummer interviews to … Continue reading

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DeJohnette: Savion Glover is ‘the Coltrane of Tap’

SKF NOTE: Now this show is going to be serious fun. Music Preview: Drummer Jack DeJohnette aligns with tap-dancer Savion Glover February 25, 2016 12:00 AM By Rick Nowlin / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A key component in jazz, if not its … Continue reading

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Alan Dawson on Innovators

SKF NOTE: From my interview with Alan Dawson published in Modern Drummer‘s 10th Anniversary Issue in 1986. Here Alan is talking about drum innovators. Alan Dawson: Innovators are very few. Innovators trod a lonely path. I don’t know who’s the … Continue reading

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Miles Davis at Newport: A Four-Disc Set Coming in July

[SKF NOTE: This looks great. The drumset players on this disc, in chronological order, are: Connie Kay, Jimmy Cobb, Tony Williams, Jack DeJohnette, Al Foster, and Ndugu Leon Chancler.] Miles Davis at Newport: A Four-Disc Set Coming in July By … Continue reading

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Terri Lyne Carrington: The Spiritual Journey of Being Creative

For Terri Lyne Carrington, drumming is a spiritual act by Alexander Varty on February 11th, 2015 at 12:13 PM …Terri Lyne Carrington cites Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, and Jack DeJohnette as her primary mentors. Like DeJohnette, she’s honed her technique … Continue reading

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