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Posts tagged ‘Jack DeJohnette’

11
Mar
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Jazz Backstage: Jack DeJohnette

Musicians and drummers, in particular, across all genres have been blown away by the work of Jack DeJohnette. Whether Jack is leading his own groups or playing behind a cast of world class artists, his drumming is always fresh, inspired and most of all, musical. Read moreRead more

16
Nov
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Life According to Jazz

Contributed by guest blogger Michael Epstein

I vividly remember the first time music really changed me. At the age of 12 or 13, I was taking a break from practicing my drums when I walked into my parent’s living room. My father was playing “Autumn Leaves” from the Keith Jarrett Trio’s Live at the Blue Note box set. Read moreRead more

12
Aug
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NYU Jazz Interview Series: Jack DeJohnette

All I can say about having the opportunity to interview Mr. DeJohnette is “WOW, what a tremendous honor.” Truly one of my favorite musicians on the planet, and “I” get to interview him. As I began listing the musicians that he has worked with, Coltrane, Rollins, Evans, Jarrett, Miles, Monk, Freddie, Herbie, and on and on, I thought to myself, how can this be true? Read moreRead more

2
Apr
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Jack DeJohnette Expands His Musical Universe

The multitalented drummer/pianist/composer Jack DeJohnette has recorded and performed with nearly every jazz icon over the past 40 years including Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Jackie McLean, Freddie Hubbard, Charles Lloyd, Keith Jarrett, Michael Brecker, Pat Metheny and many others. In addition, he has led several innovative groups including the popular Jack DeJohnette Special Edition and has penned a few standards along the way including the beautiful tune Silver Hollow. Read moreRead more