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John Scofield


When I first got into jazz — around 1969, I came from playing R&B and Soul in High School. Jazz Rock was in its infancy stage and I was lucky enough to be around to experience the Golden Age of both Rock and Soul and see Jazz embrace that movement while I was trying to learn how to play straightahead Jazz. A lot of my early chances to actually gig were in various Jazz/Rock idioms. I got to play “real” jazz with Gary Burton and Gerry Mulligan but my real first “big time” gig was with the Billy Cobham/George Duke band. We got to play in gigantic concert halls and rock venues for excited people who were not necessarily jazz aficionados, but loved the music.

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Albums

Past Present
Past Present
Impulse!
2015
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John Scofield: Past Present
John Scofield: Past...
Impulse!
2015
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John Scofield: Uberjam Deux
John Scofield:...
EmArcy
2013
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Überjam Deux
Überjam Deux
EmArcy
2013
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Überjam Deux
Überjam Deux
EmArcy
2011
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John Scofield: A Moment's Peace
John Scofield: A...
EmArcy
2011
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  • Simply Put
    Simply Put
    John Scofield
    A Moment's Peace
  • Slinky
    Slinky
    John Scofield
    New Morning: The Paris Concert

Videos

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