New book: Jaki Notes – The Life and Practice of a Master Drummer

by Jono Podmore

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  • full biography with exclusive, previously unpublished material, identifying themes and trends in Jaki’s life that manifested in his thinking and playing
  • explanation of Jaki’s E-T theory
  • in-depth discussion with Drums Off Chaos introducing the technical and craft aspects that were the expression of the system
  • exploration of the philosophical aspects of Jaki’s work and outlook
  • overview of Jaki’s selection of drums and percussion, highlighting his modified and hand-made equipment
  • the first ever complete discography of Jaki’s recordings
  • selection of illustrations including previously unseen photos of Jaki and reproductions of his own artwork.

available as ebook at various booksellers
or at unbound (crowdfunding platform)