Jack DeJohnette
Born: August 9th, 1942

Influences: Art Blakey, Roy Haynes, Elvin Jones, Max Roach


Selected Discography
Year Title Artist
2006 Saudades Trio Beyond
2005 Hybrids The Ripple Effect
1969 Bitches Brew Miles Davis
1971 First Light Freddie Hubbard
1972 Moon Germs Joe Farrell
2004 The Out-of-Towners Jarrett, Peacock, DeJohnette
1972 On the Corner Miles Davis
1983 Double, Double You Kenny Wheeler
2000 Whisper Not Jarrett, Peacock, DeJohnette
1983 Standards, Vol. 1 Keith Jarrett
1977 Supertrios McCoy Tyner
1970 Straight Life Freddie Hubbard
1966 Forest Flower Charles Lloyd
1983 Standards, Vol. 2 Keith Jarrett
2005 Song X Pat Metheny & Ornette Coleman
1974 Timeless John Abercrombie 
1986 Still Live Keith Jarrett
1990 Parallel Realities Live DeJohnette, Metheny, Hancock, Holland
1996 Tales from the Hudson Michael Brecker
1996 The New Standard Herbie Hancock
1970 Live-Evil Miles Davis
1980 80/81 Pat Metheny
2001 Inside Out Jarrett, Peacock, DeJohnette
2006 Golden Beams Collected, Vol. 1 Jack DeJohnette
1984 Night John Abercrombie
2003 Free and Equal John Surman
2006 The Elephant Still Remembers DeJohnette w/ Frisell
1966 Blow-Up Herbie Hancock
1981 Special Identity Joanne Brackeen
1967 Love-In: Live at the Fillmore Auditorium Charles Lloyd
2002 Jacknife Jackie McLean
1979 Elm Richie Beirach
1990 Time On My Hands John Scofield
1975 Gateway DeJohnette, Holland, Abercrombie
1970 Black Beauty Miles Davis
1978 Rypdal, Vitous, DeJohnette Rypdal, Vitous, DeJohnette
2004 The Life of a Song Geri Allen
2005 Music in the Key of Om Jack DeJohnette
1985 Standards Live Keith Jarrett
2005 Music from the Hearts of the Masters Jack DeJohnette & Foday Musa Suso

Selected DVDs
Year Title Artist
2004 Musical Expression On The Drum Set Jack DeJohnette
2004 Miles Electric - A Different Kind of Blue Miles Davis
2000 In Concert DeJohnette, Hancock, Holland, Metheny
1985 Standards Jarrett, Peacock, DeJohnette
1986 Standards II Jarrett, Peacock, DeJohnette
1996 Trio Concert Jarrett, Peacock, DeJohnette
1987 Tribute to John Coltrane Shorter & Others

Selected Books
Year Title Author
1997 The Jack DeJohnette Collection Jack DeJohnette
1989 The Art of Modern Jazz Drumming Jack DeJohnette & Charlie Perry
1990 Miles Miles Davis
1997 Beyond Bop Drumming John Riley
2001 Keith Jarrett: The Man and His Music Ian Carr
1992 The Great Jazz Drummers Ronald Spagnardi
1998 The Drummer's Time Rick Mattingly

More Selected CDs
Year Title Artist
1995 Dancing With Nature Spirits Jack DeJohnette
1993 Real Book Steve Swallow
1967 Demon's Dance Jackie McLean
1970 At Fillmore: Live at the Fillmore East Miles Davis
1998 Selim Sivad: A Tribute to Miles Davis World Saxophone Quartet
1991 Earthwalk Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition
2002 Invisible Nature Surman, DeJohnette
1996 Tokyo '96 Jarrett, Peacock, DeJohnette
1967 Tetragon Joe Henderson
1989 Zebra Jack DeJohnette
1966 Dream Weaver Charles Lloyd
1996 Oneness Jack DeJohnette
1996 Trust Richie Beirach
1969 Double Image Miles Davis
2004 Rarum, Vol. 12: Selected Recordings Jack DeJohnette
1988 Trio + One Dave Liebman
1972 Ruta & Daitya Jarrett, DeJohnette
1978 New Directions Jack DeJohnette
1969 Early Days Chick Corea

Jack DeJohnette's Drum Equipment:

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Sonor Designer Series
1. 7"x14" Maple Snare
2. 8"x6" Tom
3. 8"x8" Tom
4. 8"x10" Tom
5. 10"x12" Tom
6. 14"x14" Floor Tom
7. 16"x16" Floor Tom
8. 16"x18" Bass Drum
Sonor Hardware

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HPD-15 HandSonic Electronic Hand Percussion Mult-Pad with triggering capabilities

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A. 14" Signature Encore Hats
B. 13" Signature Encore Splash
C. 17" Signature Encore Crash
D. Signature Resonating Bells (C, C#, D, D#,E)
E. 18" Signature Encore Crash
F. 22" Signature Encore Mini-Bell Ride
G. Signature Resonating Bells
(F, F#, G, G#,A)
H. 22" Signature Encore Flat Ride
I. Signature Resonating Bells (A#, B, C)
J. 22" Signature Encore Chinese


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Jack DeJohnette Model Stick (SJD & SJDN)
Heritage Brush

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Jack DeJohnette Signature Series (single ply with thicker than normal texture coating in black)

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