Jack DeJohnette

236 – Jack DeJohnette: Inside the mind of one of the most influential jazz drummers of the 20th century

Jack DeJohnette is more than a jazz drummer, he’s an icon. The multi-instrumentalist (drums/piano) has been performing professionally since the early 60s as both a leader and a sideman to Jazz royalty like Freddie Hubbard, Miles Davis, Keith Jarrett and many others. Even more impressive than his touring work is his discography that servers as a physical reminder of the impact he’s had on Jazz music for the past 50 years.

Jack DeJohnette talks about:

  • Starting as a pianist
  • How he began playing the drums
  • Advice he was given to “stick with the drums”
  • Approaching different musical situations
  • Much more

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Jack DeJohnette Plays:

  • Aquarian Drumheads (signature line)
  • Sonor Drums
  • Sabian Cymbals
  • Vic Firth Sticks (signature model)
  • Roc N Soc

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