Dresden, Sachsen, Germany (1938 – 2017)
Jaki Liebezeit (born 1939) is a drummer probably best known as a founding member of Can, who has been called "one of the few drummers to convincingly meld the funky and the cerebral".
In the mid-1960s, he was part of Manfred Schoof's quintet, who were early exponents of European free jazz.
He subsequently moved towards the new possibilities being opened by psychedelic music as a member of Can. His drumming was prominent in the band's sound, particularly in his much-admired… read more
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