Dear John: ECM Records Releases a Noteworthy Documentary About the Late John Abercrombie.

The widely admired, abundantly gifted and influential guitarist John Abercrombie died of heart failure in August 2017 at the age 72. In August of this year, ECM Records — with whom Abercrombie had a relationship for more than 40 years — released a DVD of a 90-minute, well-produced documentary titled Open Land: Meeting John Abercrombie.

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