John Abercrombie

Born 16 December 1944.
John Abercrombie


John Abercrombie (born December 16, 1944) is an American jazz guitarist, whose work often explores jazz fusion and post bop. Abercrombie has played with Billy Cobham, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker and Randy Brecker. Abercrombie has recorded principally with the Manfred Eicher's ECM label; his first notable recordings were two albums with the jazz-rock band Dreams in 1970.

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  1. Review of The Third Quartet

    The Third Quartet 2007

    Reviewed by Matt Trustram
    ...A group quietly forging new ground...not by smashing away at the limits of modern...
  2. Review of Cat 'n' Mouse

    Cat 'n' Mouse 2002

    Reviewed by Peter Marsh
    Perennial ECM guitar hero loosens up with violinist Mark Feldman and drummer Joey Baron.