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Michael Mantler

Michael Mantler
Born: Aug 10, 1943 in Vienna, Austria
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: Michael Mantler has had considerable impact on the jazz scene as a writer, player, label owner, and activist. He studied musicology and trumpet at the Academy of Music and Vienna University in the early '60s, then moved to America and enrolled at Berklee. He moved to New York in 1964, worked with pianist ...Read full biography
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Released: 2001
Label: Universal Classics & Jazz
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Michael Mantler, jazz and new music iconoclast, has been on a quest for the past 25 years to find new marriages of voices and words in his compositions. Here, with the help of distinguished vocalists such ...Read full review
The Hapless Child and Other Inscrutable Stories
Released: 1976
Label: Watt
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A surprising step after his earlier work with the Jazz Composer's Orchestra and their juxtaposition of avant-garde soloists in a modern orchestral context, Mantler created a virtual prog rock album, setting ...Read full review
More Michael Mantler albums: Main Albums (18), Compilations (3)