The Jack DeJohnette Piano Album

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The Jack DeJohnette Piano Album
Studio album by Jack DeJohnette
Released 1985
Recorded January 14–15, 1985
Woodstock Recording Studio, Woodstock, New York
Genre Jazz
Length 43:41
Label Landmark
LLP-1504
Producer Orrin Keepnews, Jack DeJohnette
Jack DeJohnette chronology
Album Album
(1984)
The Jack DeJohnette Piano Album
(1985)
Zebra
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Jack DeJohnette Piano Album is an album by Jack DeJohnette with Eddie Gómez and Freddie Waits recorded in 1985 and released on the Landmark label.[2] The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "This album was a surprise when it was released for it features drummer Jack DeJohnette exclusively on piano and synthesizer in a trio... DeJohnette on a couple of the tunes was among the very first pianists to really capture the sound of Thelonious Monk. Other selections are more in his own style and he displays a strong technique that does not sound like the work of a drummer who is moonlighting... Worth checking out.".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jack DeJohnette except as indicated
  1. "Minority" (Gigi Gryce) - 8:32
  2. "Lydia" - 3:46
  3. "Countdown" (John Coltrane) - 2:38
  4. "Spiral" (Coltrane) - 7:03
  5. "Time After Time (Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman) - 4:00
  6. "Milton" - 5:05
  7. "Ahmad The Terrible" - 6:45
  8. "Quiet Now" (Denny Zeitlin) - 5:52

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Jack DeJohnette discography accessed 10 September 2009
  3. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed 10 September 2009