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John Abercrombie

Over a career spanning more than 40 years and nearly 50 albums, John Abercrombie established himself as one the masters of jazz guitar. Favoring unusual sounds (he played electronic mandolin on McCoy Tyner's 1993 album 4x4) and nontraditional ensembles (recent quartet recordings have included violinist Mark Feldman), Abercrombie was a restless experimenter, working firmly in the jazz tradition while pushing the boundaries of meter and harmony.” Born on December 16, 1944 in Port Chester, New York, Abercrombie grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut, where he began playing the guitar at age 14. Like many teenagers at the time, he started out imitating Chuck Berry licks

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Yesterdays

Cornerstone Records Inc.
2019

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Up and Coming

ECM Records
2017

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The First Quartet

ECM Records
2015

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Five Years Later

ECM Records
2014

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39 Steps

ECM Records
2013

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Within A Song

ECM Records
2012

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