By Duncan Heining
George Russell: the tale of an American Composer is the 1st biography of 1 of the best figures in jazz. Russell's tale is interwoven with essentially the most colourful characters within the background of the music—musicians like Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan, Miles Davis, and Gil Evans. Written with Russell's complete cooperation and widely researched with interviews from pals, relatives, musicians, affiliates, and commentators on jazz, the booklet finds many invaluable insights and formerly unknown proof approximately Russell's lifestyles. not just a biography, this quantity additionally displays and celebrates the evolution of recent jazz whereas proposing a re-examination of the connection among jazz and classical music.
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