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George Russell

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).

Birth and Death Data: Born June 23, 1923 (Cincinnati), Died July 27, 2009 (Boston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1956 - 1961

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, piano, composer, leader, drums

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Recordings (Results 26-29 of 29 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 110224 2/23/1961 Vamp George Russell Sextet instrumentalist, piano, arranger, composer  
Decca 110225 2/23/1961 War gewessen George Russell Sextet instrumentalist, piano, arranger, composer  
Decca 110226 2/23/1961 Sandu George Russell Sextet instrumentalist, piano, arranger, composer  
Decca 110227 2/23/1961 Tune up George Russell Sextet instrumentalist, piano, arranger, composer  
(Results 26-29 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Russell, George," accessed August 17, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208922.

Russell, George. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 17, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208922.

"Russell, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 17 August 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208922

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