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George Russell

Composer, leader and visionary, George Russell (1923-2009) influenced the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and John Coltrane with his ground-breaking Smalltet and big bands. Geoffrey Smith surveys the career of a true jazz innovator.

1 hour

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Sun 28 Oct 2018 00:00

Music Played

  • Afro Celt Sound System

    Geoffrey Smith's Jazz: George Russell

  • Dizzy Gillespie

    Cubana Be

    Performer: Chano Pozo. Performer: George Russell.
    • Dizzy Gillespie Vol 1/2 (1946-1949).
    • RCA.
  • George Russell

    Ye Hypocrite, Ye Beelzebub

    Performer: Art Farmer. Performer: Hal McKusick. Performer: Bill Evans. Performer: Barry Galbraith. Performer: Milt Hinton. Performer: Joe Harris.
    • The Complete Bluebird Recordings.
  • George Russell

    Ezz-thetic

    • Jazz Workshop.
    • Bluebird.
  • George Russell

    Concerto for Billy the Kid

    Performer: Bill Evans. Performer: Art Farmer. Performer: Hal McKusick. Performer: Barry Galbraith. Performer: Milt Hinton. Performer: Paul Motian.
    • The Complete Bluebird Recordings.
    • Lonehill.
  • George Russell

    All About Rosie

    Performer: Bill Evans. Performer: John LaPorta. Performer: Hal McKusick. Performer: Art Farmer. Performer: Teddy Charles.
    • The Birth of the Third Stream.
    • Columbia Legacy.
  • George Russell

    Nardis

    Performer: Eric Dolphy. Performer: Don Ellis. Performer: Dave Baker. Performer: Steve Swallow. Performer: Joe Hunt.
    • Ezz-Thethics.
    • Riverside.
  • Ezz-Thethics, Eric Dolphy, Don Ellis, Dave Baker, Steve Swallow & Joe Hunt

    Honesty

    • Ezz-Thethics.
    • Riverside.
  • George Russell

    Manhattan

    Performer: John Coltrane. Performer: Bill Evans.
    • New York, N.Y..
    • Brunswick.

George Russell

Cubana Be 

Dizzy Gillespie

RCA NL 89763/A

 

Ye Hypocrite, Ye Beelzebub 

George Russell 

Lonehill LHJ 10177

 

Ezz-thetic 

George Russell

Lonehill LHJ 10177

 

Concerto for Billy the  Kid 

George Russell

Lonehill  LHJ 10177

 

All About Rosie 

George Russell  

Columbia Legacy 485103 2

 

Nardis 

George Russell   

Riverside OJCCD0702

 

Honesty 

George Russell 

Riverside RLP 412

 

Manhattan

George Russell 

Brunswick LAT 8333  S1/1

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