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Jack DeJohnette

We remember Naná Vasconcelos. ‘Percussive’

This day (March 9, 2016), in Recife, Brazil, died Naná Vasconcelos, a Brazilian Latin jazz percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player, most notable for his works with Pat Metheny, Don Cherry, Egberto Gismonti, and Gato Barbieri.Tracklist :…

The Jazz Gotha relaunches Blue Note (1985)

February 22, 1985 - for the relaunch of the Blue Note Records label, its President Bruce Lundvall has summoned the Jazz Gotha at The Town Hall in New York City (USA). Consider this : Art Blakey, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Herbie Hancock,…

Happy Birthday Danilo Perez. ‘PanaPerez’

This day (December 29, 1965), in Panama, is born Danilo Perez,   a pianist and jazz composer.Tracklist : w/ Kurt Elling - Secrets Are The Best Stories (2020) . w/ Joe Patitucci & Terry Lyne Carrington – Overjoyed (2019) . Bright…

Happy Dave Holland. ‘President Holland’

This day (October 1, 1946), in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire England, is born Dave Holland, an English jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader who has been performing and recording for five decades.Digest Tracklist : w/ Zakir Hussain…

Playing Coltrane

'Naima','Giant Steps', 'Mr.PC' etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists.Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack…

Jazz has its own Woodstock Festival (1981)

September 19, 1981 - Jack DeJohnette, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Anthony Braxton, Lee Konitz, Miroslav Vitouš and many more are in Woodstock to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Creative Music Studio, founded by Karl Berger and Ornette…

Bill Evans in Europe – The Sixties

For the first time, in August 1964, Bill Evans goes to Europe. Taking drummer Larry Bunker and bassist Chuck Israels to Stockholm in Sweden for a session with local singer Monica Zetterlund and a taping at the national television. For the…

Playing With Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has duetted with a myriad of musicians of all genres and instruments. We have selected twelve of them : Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jim Hall, Ulf Wakenius, Charlie Haden, Joe Diorio,…

The Keith Jarrett Trio performs in Tokyo (1993)

July 25, 1993 - Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack Dejohnette perform at Open Theater East in Tokyo, Japan<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Keith-Jarrett-Keys-Jarrett-RVJ.jpg' alt='Keith Jarrett - Keys…