Jack DeJohnette

Jack DeJohnette

 

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Jack DeJohnette (born August 9, 1942)[1] is an American jazz drummer, pianist, and composer.

An important figure of the fusion era of jazz, DeJohnette is one of the most influential jazz drummers of the 20th century, given his extensive work as leader and sideman for musicians including Charles Lloyd, Freddie Hubbard, Keith Jarrett, Bill Evans, John Abercrombie, Alice Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Joe Henderson, Michael Brecker, Herbie Hancock and John Scofield. He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2007.[2]

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Untitled
 
Untitled is a post-bop/avant-garde/fusion jazz lp by Jack DeJohnette on ECM Records ECM-1-1-74, and is the second in a series of albums released under the heading “Jack DeJohnette’s Directions.”The lp consists of compositions by DeJohnette and the other musicians playing on the session, which was recorded in Oslo, Norway.
The DeJohnette Complex
 
The DeJohnette Complex is the debut album by Jack DeJohnette featuring Bennie Maupin, Stanley Cowell, Miroslav Vitous, Eddie Gómez, and Roy Haynes recorded in 1968 and released on the Milestone label in 1969.
Audio-Visualscapes
 
Audio-Visualscapes is an album by Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition, featuring Greg Osby, Gary Thomas, Mick Goodrick, and Lonnie Plaxico, recorded in 1988 and released on the MCA/Impulse!
Tin Can Alley
 
Tin Can Alley is a live album by Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition featuring Chico Freeman, John Purcell and Peter Warren recorded in 1980 and released on the ECM label in 1981.

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Popular Songs4

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Popular Live Albums1

Live Album Appearances & References16

Musical Groups1

Collaborators & Influencers46

Other Music-Related Relationships19

Personal & Professional Relationships2

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Upcoming Concerts4

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Crosscurrents: Zakir Hussain & Dave Holland
  –  October 29, 2017
In 1975 he took part in the formation of Gateway, a trio with John Abercrombie and Jack DeJohnette, a fellow band member from the Miles Davis band. Gateway continues to tour and record up to the present time. After working with Betty Carter for a few ...
Jack DeJohnette
  –  October 28, 2017
“I always wanted to just be free—to do what I feel like, but also to be dedicated to the music, be inspired, and do it with a passion, which I still strongly have.” Last September, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in New York City hosted a tribute to ...
'Another Time, Another Place' - David Friesen Trio Live
  –  October 23, 2017
Jack deJohnette, Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Kenny Garrett, Dizzy Gillespie, Ricky Ford, Sam Rivers, and Paul Horn. A technically adept, self-taught, and immensely intuitive musician, Friesen is also a forward-thinking performer whose albums touch upon ...
Hudson Valley Home Inspires Jack DeJohnette And His All-Star Jazz Quartet
  –  October 20, 2017
At age 75, Jack DeJohnette is the senior member of Hudson, an all-star quartet named for the place where its members live… the Hudson Valley in Upstate New York. DeJohnette was drawn to the area decades ago by fellow musicians, members of the Paul ...
Jazz summit: Supergroup Hudson to play originals, standards at KiMo
  –  October 20, 2017
Jack DeJohnette got a pretty special wish for his 75th birthday. The legendary jazz drummer has built an amazing career in music, though he wanted to try something different. So he was inspired to collaborate with bassist Larry Grenadier, keyboardist John ...
North Bay fires: Napa, Sonoma, Santa Rosa music venues ready for business
  –  October 18, 2017
The gorgeous facility at Sonoma State University has a full calendar, highlighted by an appearance by Hudson, the all-star jazz troupe featuring drummer Jack DeJohnette, bassist Larry Grenadier, keyboardist John Medeski and guitarist John Scofield on Oct. 22.
Jazz supergroup explores Hudson Valley legacy
  –  October 17, 2017
And then there’s another group that has drawn inspiration from upstate New York and the Hudson Valley’s alluring charm: the group calls itself Hudson, a recently formed jazz supergroup that features legends of the trade Jack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier ...
Jazz supergroup Hudson performs at the UBC Chan Centre
  –  October 16, 2017
Jack DeJohnette is a living legend of jazz. With a career spanning five decades, the drummer has held down the beat for everyone from Miles Davis, Bill Evans and John Coltrane to leading such acclaimed bands as Gateway trio, Special Edition and now the ...
Jack DeJohnette is a Deluxe Drummer
  –  October 16, 2017
Jack DeJohnette is a living legend of jazz. With a career spanning five decades, the drummer has held down the beat for everyone from Miles Davis, Bill Evans and John Coltrane to leading such acclaimed bands as Gateway trio, Special Edition and now the ...
Hudson: Jack Dejohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski, John Scofield
  –  August 9, 2017
STG Presents Hudson: Jack Dejohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski, John Scofield at The Moore on October 19, 2017. Presented in partnership with Earshot Jazz Festival. HUDSON is an all-star group with drummer JACK DEJOHNETTE, bassist LARRY GRENADIER ...

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