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Jack DeJohnette

Special Edition

€ 37.95
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  • Type CD
  • Label ECM
  • UPC 0602537219650
  • Catalog number ECM 3721965
  • Release date 30 November 2012

About the album

Special Edition – a band with revolving membership and an incredible cast of soloists including David Murray, Arthur Blythe and Chico Freeman – was one of the most sophisticated vehicles for Jack DeJohnette’s all-around talents. This set brings together the albums Special Edition, Tin Can Alley, Inflation Blues and Album Album, underscoring the excitement of invention and possibility one can hear in this era of DeJohnette’s career. The recordings reveal him as an artist in touch with tradition even as he sought the cutting edge of the day, paying homage to his jazz heroes yet experimenting with new sounds. There are echoes of old New Orleans grooves and Swing-era big bands in this collection, as well as material crafted with the techniques of ’80s pop singles; there are ambitious suite-like compositions, and there is spontaneously lowdown rhythm & blues. Recorded 1979-1984 and remastered from original tapes for ECM’s Old & New Masters series.

Musicframes - recensie Jarrett Trio


image Er is opnieuw een mooi artikel verschenen over een op dit moment natuurlijk 'hotte' plaat "Somewhere" van Jarrett, Peacock en DeJohnette op Musicframes van Mattie Poels. Aanstaande donderdag speelt het vermaarde trio een jubileum concert (30 jaar bestaat het) in De Doelen in Rotterdam! Een quote uit het artikel: "Het overbekende titelstuk ‘Somewhere‘ van Leonard Bernstein‘s West Side Story wordt gevolgd door ‘Everywhere‘ waarin Jarrett’s verbluffende linkerhandtechniek te horen is, die prachtig ...

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