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Moments with Jazz Master Jack DeJohnette

From: National Endowment for the Arts
Series: Jazz Masters Moments
Length: 04:58

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NEA JAZZ MASTER JACK DEJOHNETTE IS WIDELY REGARDED AS ONE OF THE GREATEST DRUMMERS IN THIS MUSIC. NEA JAZZ MASTER JACK DEJOHNETTE HAS COLLABORATED WITH MANY OF THE MAJOR FIGURES IN JAZZ – JOHN COLTRANE, ORNETTE COLEMAN, SONNY ROLLINS, THELONIOUS MONK, AND MANY MORE.

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NEA JAZZ MASTER JACK DEJOHNETTE IS WIDELY REGARDED AS ONE OF THE GREATEST DRUMMERS IN THIS MUSIC. NEA JAZZ MASTER JACK DEJOHNETTE HAS COLLABORATED WITH MANY OF THE MAJOR FIGURES IN JAZZ – JOHN COLTRANE, ORNETTE COLEMAN, SONNY ROLLINS, THELONIOUS MONK, AND MANY MORE.

Transcript

JACK DEJOHNETTE _FIRST INSPIRATION (:60)

NOW, A JAZZ MOMENT…

MUSIC: The Major General (Jack DeJohnette)
CD: The Jack DeJohnette Complex
Fantasy 1991/1969

NEA JAZZ MASTER JACK DEJOHNETTE IS WIDELY REGARDED AS ONE OF THE GREATEST DRUMMERS IN THIS MUSIC. HE RECALLS HOW HE FIRST FELL IN LOVE WITH IT...

Jack DeJohnette: My uncle was a great jazz fan. And he became a jazz DJ. When he started getting the records, you know the old 78 records, I started listening to em. And there was something about that music you know, about jazz music, you know that really turned me on. I just had this fire burnin in me, this was what I wanted to do.

MUSIC: same - punctuation

THIS JAZZ MOMENT WITH DRUMMER JACK DEJOHNETTE WAS CREATED BY THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS.

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JACK DEJOHNETTE_MILES (:90)

NOW, A JAZZ MOMENT…

MUSIC: Keep Hold Of Your...
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Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
The Major General Jack DeJohnette The Jack DeJohnette Complex . Fantasy/Concord Records 1991 :00
Keep Hold of Yourself Sonny Rollins Sonny Rollins’ Next Album . Milestone Records 1972 :00
Feio Miles Davis Bitches Brew . Sony Music Entertainment 1970 :00
India Jack DeJohnette Special Edition. ECM Records 1980 :00
Picture 3 Jack DeJohnette Pictures . ECM Records 1977 :00