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Roscoe Mitchell

Roscoe Mitchell
Born: Aug 3, 1940 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Classical, Jazz
Biography: Roscoe Mitchell is the rare jazz musician who also moves comfortably within the realm of contemporary classical music. It might even be said that Mitchell is a more convincing artist when working in European-influenced forms. When relying on structural and formal jazz conventions, Mitchell can often ...Read full biography
Sound
Released: 1966
Label: Delmark
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Sound, Roscoe Mitchell's debut as a leader, was an early free jazz landmark and an enormously groundbreaking album in many respects. Historically, it marked the very first time that members of Chicago's ...Read full review
Congliptious
Released: 1968
Label: Nessa
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Congliptious is a landmark recording of modern jazz, an extraordinarily strong and creative album and one that, among other things, perfectly encapsulates the ideals of the AACM (Association for the Advancement ...Read full review
More Roscoe Mitchell albums: Main Albums (50), Compilations (2)