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John Scofield

In an interview given at the 2009 London Jazz Festival, Kevin LeGendre talks in-depth to guitarist John Scofield, a former sideman to Miles Davis and collaborator with many others.

In an edited version of an interview given at the 2009 London Jazz Festival, Kevin LeGendre talks in-depth to guitarist John Scofield, a former sideman to Miles Davis and collaborator with many others.

Since working with Davis, Scofield has famously led his own groups, producing more than 30 albums, many of which are now classics. He has collaborated with contemporary favourites such as Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden, Eddie Harris, Medeski, Martin and Wood, Bill Frisell, Brad Mehldau, Mavis Staples, Government Mule, Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano and Phil Lesh. Scofield has also played and recorded with Tony Williams, Jim Hall, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Dave Holland and Terumasa Hino.

Title: Call
Artist: Troyka (Chris Montague - guitar, Kit Downes - organ, Joshua Blackmore - drums)
Album: Troyka
Track: 10
Label: Edition EDN 1014
Comp: Chris Montague
Publ: Edition Records
Dur:2m15s

Title: So He Left
Artist: Empirical
Album: Out 'n' In
Track: 4
Label: Naim Jazz NAIMCD 139
Comp: Nathaniel Facey
Publ: Naim Jazz
Dur:5m27s

Title: Motherless Child
Artist: John Scofield
Album: Piety Street
Track: 2
Label: Emarcy 060251 791 1369
Comp: Trad (arr John Scofield)
Publ: n/a
Dur:5m18s

Title: igetthepicture
Artist: John Scofield - guitar, Don Alias - percussion, George Duke - keyboard, Dennis Chambers - drums, Gary Grainger, bass
Album: Loud Jazz
Track: 10
Label: Gramavision GCD 79402
Comp: John Scofield
Publ: BMI
Dur:4m18s

Title: London December 1, 2008 - Part 12
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Album: Testament - Paris/London
Track: CD3, XII
Label: ECM ECM 2132
Comp: Keith Jarrett
Publ: Cavelight Music (BMI)
Dur:7m15s

EBU Recording - made in the Leffe Abbey, at the Dinant Jazz Nights Festival, 2008
Title: Sugar
Artists: Eric Legnini - piano, Stephane Belmondo - trumpet, Julien Lourau - saxophone, Mathias Allamane - bass, Frank Agulhorn - drums
Comp: Stanley Turrentine
Dur: 13m44s

EBU Recording - made in the Leffe Abbey, at the Dinant Jazz Nights Festival, 2008
Title: Big Boogaloo
Artists: Eric Legnini - piano, Stephane Belmondo - trumpet, Julien Lourau - saxophone, Mathias Allamane - bass, Frank Agulhorn - drums
Comp: Stanley Turrentine
Dur:10m44s

Title: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Part One
Artist: Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, The Partyka Brass Quintet
Album: Carla's Christmas Carols
Track: 5
Label: Watt Production/ECM Records WATT/35 2712412
Comp: Trad (arr Carla Bley)
Publ: ECM
Dur:1m09s

Title: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Part Two
Artist: Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, The Partyka Brass Quintet
Album: Carla's Christmas Carols
Track: 6
Label: Watt Production/ECM Records WATT/35 2712412
Comp: Trad (arr. Carla Bley)
Publ: ECM
Dur:5m13s.

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