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DeJohnette, Jack

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Personal name headingDeJohnette, Jack
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Variant(s)De Johnette, Jack
Johnette, Jack De
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1942-08-09
Place of birthChicago (Ill.)
AffiliationAmerican Conservatory of Music (Chicago, Ill.) Charles Lloyd Quartet Jack DeJohnette's Directions (Musical group) Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition (Musical group)
Profession or occupationMusicians Drummers (Musicians) Pianists Percussionists
Found inRuta and Daitya. [Phonodisc] 1973.
Farmer, A. Maiden voyage [SR] p1983: program notes p. 5 (Jack De Johnette, drums)
His Audio-visualscapes [SR] p1988: insert (Jack DeJohnette)
Walton, C. Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette [SR] p1986: booklet (b. 1942; Chicago)
New Grove dict. of jazz (DeJohnette, Jack; b. Aug. 9, 1942, Chicago; drummer and pianist)
Enc. of pop. mus., 3rd ed. (DeJohnette, Jack; b. Aug. 9, 1942, Chicago, Ill.)
Int. ww in mus., v. 2, pop. mus., 1st ed. (De Johnette, Jack; b. Aug. 4, 1942, Chicago, Ill.; musician (piano, drums), bandleader, composer)
Contemporary musicians: v. 7 (DeJohnette, Jack; b. Aug. 9, 1942, Chicago, IL; pianist, percussionist)
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))