Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Jack DeJohnette: 2012 Artist Insights
NEA Jazz Master Jack DeJohnette will be celebrating his 70th Birthday at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island, with an All-Star Group, his Sound Travels group, and an interlude with Jason Moran. In this official Newport Jazz interview from The Blue Note in New York City, hear what Jack has to say about the festival and his plans for August, plus his personal thoughts on John Coltrane, Rashid Ali, Miles Davis, Muhal Richard Abrams, Eddie Harris, Esperanza Spalding and Ambrose Akinumsire. Property of Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved. Photos by Ayano Hisa, Michael Weintrob, Hozumi Nakadaira, Michael G. Stewart and Ken Yu. Videography by Nora C. Hogan. Produced by Underbunny.