Tuesday, 23 June 2015

92nd birthday of George Russell

(Born 23 June 1923, Cincinnati, US)
Pianist, bandleader, conductor, versatile composer (including, especially, The Jazz WorkshopJazz in the Space AgeStatusphunkEzz-theticsThe Outer ViewThe Essence of George RussellListen to the SilenceLive in an American Time SpiralThe African Game)  and very influential music theorist, author of the classic, The Lydian Chromatic Concept of  Tonal Organization (1953)
(George Russell Sextet, “Honesty” [personnel: Russell. Piano; Don Ellis, trumpet; Dave Baker, trombone; Eric Dolphy, alto saxophone; Steve Swallow, Joe Hunt, bass; drums; recorded: Riverside Records, New York, US, 8 May 1961])


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