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George Russell

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George Russell

George Russell has been played on NTS shows including Floating Roofs, with Nefertite first played on 19 February 2017.

George Russell (born 1923 in Cincinnati, died in Boston in 2009, at age 86) was a jazz composer, theorist, conductor, and drummer who was the primary force behind the creation of modal jazz.

Russell was a drummer in Benny Carter's band in the early 1940s; he was replaced by Max Roach and, after hearing Roach play, decided to give up drumming. He moved to New York, and was one of a group of musicians who met in the apartment of Gil Evans (these included…

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Electronic Sonata For Souls Loved By Nature (Part I)
George Russell
Soul Note1985
Electronic Sonata For Souls Loved By Nature (Part I)
George RussellSoul Note1985
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Listen To The Silence, Part I
George Russell
Soul Note1982
Listen To The Silence, Part I
George RussellSoul Note1982
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Nefertite
George Russell, The Esoteric Circle
Flying Dutchman1971
Nefertite
George Russell, The Esoteric CircleFlying Dutchman1971
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