Born 23 June 1923. Died 27 July 2009
George Allen Russell (June 23, 1923 – July 27, 2009) was an American jazz pianist, composer, arranger and theorist. He is considered one of the first jazz musicians to contribute to general music theory with a theory of harmony based on jazz rather than European music, in his book Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization (1953).
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Tracks (18)Last Played on BBCElectronic Sonata For Souls Loved By Nature - 1968 (extract)
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