The DeJohnette Complex

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The DeJohnette Complex
The DeJohnette Complex.jpg
Studio album by Jack DeJohnette
Released 1969
Recorded December 26 & 27, 1968
Genre Avant-jazz
Length 39:13
Label Milestone
Producer Orrin Keepnews & Dick Katz
Jack DeJohnette chronology
The DeJohnette Complex
(1969)
Have You Heard?
(1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 2/5 stars[2]

The DeJohnette Complex is the debut album by Jack DeJohnette featuring Bennie Maupin, Stanley Cowell, Miroslav Vitous, Eddie Gómez, and Roy Haynes recorded in 1968 and released on the Milestone label in 1969.[3]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "The music ranges from advanced swinging to brief free improvisations and some avant-funk... Intriguing and generally successful music".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jack DeJohnette except as indicated
  1. "Equipoise" (Stanley Cowell) - 3:58
  2. "The Major General" - 6:34
  3. "Miles' Mode" (John Coltrane) - 6:36
  4. "Requiem Number 1" - 2:21
  5. "Mirror Image" (Miroslav Vitous) - 5:08
  6. "Papa, Daddy and Me" - 7:53
  7. "Brown, Warm and Wintry" - 5:02
  8. "Requiem Number 2" - 1:41
  • Recorded at Dandon Productions, New York ion December 26 & 27, 1968

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. (2011). "The DeJohnette Complex - Jack DeJohnette | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 60. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Jack DeJohnette discography accessed 1 September 2009