Wednesday, October 12 2011
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
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.
Sunday, February 12 2012
Jack DeJohnette has done it all. Time for him to have a little fun.
Sunday, August 9 2009
The enigmatic composer and drummer makes a free-wheeling recording with a stellar trio including Danilo Perez and John Patitucci
Sunday, March 5 2006
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
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.
Thursday, September 16 2004
Thursday, February 12 2009
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