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John Abercrombie

John Abercrombie
Born: Dec 16, 1944 in Portchester, NY
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: John Abercrombie's tying together of jazz's many threads made him one of the most influential acoustic and electric guitarists of the 1970s and early '80s; his recordings for ECM have helped define that label's progressive chamber jazz reputation. His star has since faded somewhat, due largely to the ...Read full biography
Released: 1975
Label: ECM
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Guitarist John Abercrombie's first in a long line of recordings for ECM was also his debut as a leader. Teamed up with Jan Hammer (who here plays organ, synthesizer, and piano) and drummer Jack DeJohnette, ...Read full review
John Abercrombie, Marc Johnson & Peter Erskine
Released: 1989
Label: PolyGram
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An excellent trio outing with Abercrombie, inventive bassist Marc Johnson, and careening drummer Peter Erskine. The trio sometimes unite for piercing interpretations as on "Stella By Starlight," and other ...Read full review
More John Abercrombie albums: Main Albums (49), Compilations (8), DVD/Video (6)
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