Wednesday, July 29, 2009

George Russell 1923 - 2009

Largely unknown and unheralded except to the most inveterate jazz listeners, George Russell, who died of complications from Alzheimer's disease, was a composer, arranger, bandleader, and theorist whose ideas had a huge impact on the evolution of post-World War II jazz.

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