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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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Events

Date Time Detail Price
Oct3Wed 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
John Scofield, Gerald Clayton
Space
Evanston, IL
Oct20Sat 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
John Scofield, Gerald Clayton
Musical Instrument Museum
Phoenix, AZ
Oct21Sun 8:00pm 8:00pm
John Scofield's Combo 66
SFJAZZ Center
San Francisco, CA
$35-75
Oct29Mon 20:00 20:00
John Scofield
Het Depot
Leuven, Belgium
Oct31Wed 8:30 PM 8:30 PM
John Scofield
Muziekgebouw Aan 't Ij
Amsterdam, Netherlands
$37
Nov27Tue 10:30 pm 10:30 pm
JOHN SCOFIELD QUARTET
Blue Note New York
New York, NY
$20.00
Nov27Tue 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
JOHN SCOFIELD QUARTET
Blue Note New York
New York, NY
$20.00

Discography

Simply Put

Simply Put

John Scofield
A Moment's Peace

Slinky

Slinky

John Scofield
New Morning: The Paris Concert

Videos

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