Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Groove o' the day: Jack Dejohnette - Fiesta

A bright samba groove played by Jack Dejohnette on Fiesta, from Stan Getz' My Foolish Heart album— a live record from the mid-70s. Tempo is about half note = 130. 

Here's the very beginning of the tune:

He plays basically this for most of the body of the tune, with minor variations in the cymbal rhythm, plus fills and left hand activity:

Listen to the whole thing: 

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