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Jack DeJohnette: Made in Chicago

Read "Made in Chicago" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Drummer Jack DeJohnette reunites with his longtime comrades emanating from Chicago's fabled Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), founded by pianist Muhal Richard Abrams in 1965. This live outing recorded at Millennium Park in 2013 was part of the Chicago Jazz Festival and signifies the musicians' inaugural performance as a quintet, paralleling the AACM's ...

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Jack DeJohnette: Made in Chicago

Read "Made in Chicago" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

At one point on Made In Chicago, drummer--and occasional pianist--Jack DeJohnette announces, “We'd like to do something spontaneous for you." By then, spontaneity is a foregone conclusion. With a discography that includes almost two-hundred recordings, DeJohnette is best known among more casual listeners as one third of pianist Keith Jarrett's long-time trio. Significant though the role ...

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Jack DeJohnette: Made in Chicago

Read "Made in Chicago" reviewed by Giuseppe Segala

Periodicamente, seppure con rara frequenza, i protagonisti delle ricerche e dei fermenti musicali legati alla città di Chicago negli anni Sessanta si ritrovano e incrociano di nuovo i propri strumenti. Quando la Experimental Band di Muhal Richard Abrams rappresentò un momento catalizzatore di giovani talenti voraci di musica e pronti all'esplorazione, sfociata poi nella meravigliosa esperienza ...

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Howard and the White Boys: Made in Chicago

Read "Made in Chicago" reviewed by Jim Santella

Howard McCullum brings Chicago blues to a worldwide audience. He and the members of his band first met in college at Northern Illinois University in Dekalb back in 1988. They've been living the Chicago blues ever since, making the Windy City their home and serving as ambassadors for their contemporary sound.

While the band's ...