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Wednesday, October 12 2011

Celebrating the Groove: A Conversation with Jack DeJohnette

With the Miles Español project still making waves, legendary drummer Jack DeJohnette sits down with PopMatters to talk about the genesis of the project, what's next for him, and why Miles once described his drumming as "a blind man falling upstairs."


Monday, December 14 2009

The Best Jazz of 2009

This was a great year for melding innovation and tradition. The trend continues of piano trios playing boldly, creating a new language for this venerable jazz form. And other kinds of groups have been equally inventive, particularly in working through what it means to be a jazz group -- a notion that has evolved beyond trumpet-saxophone-piano-bass-drums.


Reviews

Sunday, February 12 2012

Jack DeJohnette: Sound Travels

Jack DeJohnette has done it all. Time for him to have a little fun.


Sunday, August 9 2009

Jack DeJohnette: Music We Are

The enigmatic composer and drummer makes a free-wheeling recording with a stellar trio including Danilo Perez and John Patitucci


Sunday, March 5 2006

Jack DeJohnette: The Elephant Sleeps But Still Remembers

Veteran drum legend teams up with jazz guitarist du jour to produce a quirky and fiercely non-commercial take on the art of duo improvisation.


Wednesday, August 17 2005

Jack DeJohnette: Music from the Hearts of the Masters

The royal jazz drummer releases two on his own label: an encounter with an African kora master and a single track of healing and meditation music.


Blogs

Thursday, February 12 2009

Man, am I old (or the day new age music got game)

Recently, new age music got a major dose of street cred courtesy of an unlikely source. Though it wasn't televised or even publicized all that


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