Tag Archives: Jack DeJohnette

Great Jazz Drummers of 1980s – Would I Change My Mind?

SKF NOTE: Somewhere 1980-1983, when I was on staff at Modern Drummer, I received a call from author Burt Korall. Mr. Korall was among the writers I absorbed in Down Beat magazine and jazz album liner notes. Getting phone calls … Continue reading

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Jack DeJohnette with the Bill Evans Trio 1968

SKF NOTE: Listening for only the second time to the Bill Evans Trio “Another Time: The Hilversum Concert” with Eddie Gomez (bass), Jack DeJohnette (drums). Evans is one of my “must have” musicians. No, I don’t own all of his … Continue reading

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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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