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us: DeJohnette, Jack


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    • us: De Johnette, Jack
    • us: Johnette, Jack De
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1942-08-09
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American Conservatory of Music (Chicago, Ill.)
        • Organization: (naf) Charles Lloyd Quartet
        • Organization: (naf) Jack DeJohnette's Directions (Musical group)
        • Organization: (naf) Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition (Musical group)
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Musicians
          (lcsh) Drummers (Musicians)
            (lcsh) Pianists
              (lcsh) Percussionists
          • Sources

            • found: Ruta and Daitya. [Phonodisc] 1973.
            • found: Farmer, A. Maiden voyage [SR] p1983: program notes p. 5 (Jack De Johnette, drums)
            • found: His Audio-visualscapes [SR] p1988: insert (Jack DeJohnette)
            • found: Walton, C. Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette [SR] p1986: booklet (b. 1942; Chicago)
            • found: New Grove dict. of jazz (DeJohnette, Jack; b. Aug. 9, 1942, Chicago; drummer and pianist)
            • found: Enc. of pop. mus., 3rd ed. (DeJohnette, Jack; b. Aug. 9, 1942, Chicago, Ill.)
            • found: Int. ww in mus., v. 2, pop. mus., 1st ed. (De Johnette, Jack; b. Aug. 4, 1942, Chicago, Ill.; musician (piano, drums), bandleader, composer)
            • found: Contemporary musicians: v. 7 (DeJohnette, Jack; b. Aug. 9, 1942, Chicago, IL; pianist, percussionist)
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 10, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (DeJohnette, Jack; jazz musician, percussionist, pianist; born 09 August 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States; completed the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago; played with giants of jazz, including Bill Evans, Thelonious Monk, Stan Getz, Jackie Mclean, and Freddie Hubbard (1966); member of the Charles Lloyd Quartet; first record, The DeJohnette Complex, for the Milestone label (1968); recorded landmark album Bitches Brew with Miles Davis' band (1969); first recording with Jarrett, Ruta and Daitya for Eicher's ECM label (1971-1973); formed three successful bands of his own, Directions, New Directions, and Special Edition (1970's); honors include the French Grand Prix du Disque (1979); two Album of the Year awards from Downbeat magazine and the Downbeat annual critics' poll; two albums of the year in Japan; Honorary Doctorate of Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston (1991))
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            • 1981-08-05: new
            • 2015-12-05: revised
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