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John Abercrombie

John Abercrombie (Guitar)

Born: 16th December 1944, Port Chester, New York, U.S.

Died: 22nd August 2017, Cortlandt Manor, New York

Nationality: American

John Laird Abercrombie was an American jazz guitarist. His work explored jazz fusion, free jazz, and avant-garde jazz. Abercrombie studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He was known for his understated style and his work with organ trios.

Further Reading: John Abercrombie

 Classic Recordings, John Abercrombie - Timeless

John Abercrombie's debut put the guitarist in the company of Jan Hammer and Jack DeJohnette for a sequence of contrasting mood pieces, from the fiery to the ethereal, and helped cement the ECM sound.

All Genres: John Abercrombie

Contemporary Jazz

Free Jazz & Avant-Garde


Modal & Post Bop

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