Turtle Island Quartet
This is a video of the two-time Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet performing their John Coltrane-informed version of the Sound of Music classic, My Favor...
Gunther Schuller
The truly gifted composer, conductor, arranger, performer and friend, at work creating the Birth of the Cool Suite for Joe Lovano's Blue Note CD, Streams of ...
Charles Mingus
I want to make love to that bari. Much love for Charlie and his work in general. Edit: This is from 'Nostalgia in Times Square' 1993 - Ronnie Cuber plays the...
Charles Mingus
Charles Mingus Jr. (April 22, 1922 – January 5, 1979) was a highly influential American jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader. Mingus's compositions retained the hot and soulful feel of hard bo...
Charles Mingus - Wikipedia
Third stream
Third Stream is a term coined in 1957 by composer Gunther Schuller, in a lecture at Brandeis University, to describe a musical genre that is a synthesis of classical music and jazz. Improvisation is g...
Turtle Island Quartet
The Turtle Island Quartet (known as the "Turtle Island String Quartet" before the 2007 release of A Love Supreme: The Legacy of John Coltrane) is a San Francisco Bay Area based jazz string quartet fo...
Turtle Island Quartet - Wikipedia
Teo Macero
Teo Macero (October 30, 1925 – February 19, 2008), born Attilio Joseph Macero, was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, and record producer. He was a producer at Columbia Records for twenty y...
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Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski
Jan "Ptaszyn" Wróblewski (born 27 March 1936) is a Polish jazz musician, composer and arranger. He plays the tenor and baritone saxophones.He began his musical career in 1956 at the first Sopot Jazz F...
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Sue Mingus
Sue Graham Mingus is the widow of jazz composer and bassist Charles Mingus. In 2002, Pantheon (Random House) released Sue Mingus' memoir of her life with Mingus, entitled Tonight at Noon: a Love Stor...
James Newton
James W. Newton (born May 1, 1953, Los Angeles, California, United States) is an American jazz and classical flautist, composer, and conductor.
From his earliest years, James Newton grew up immers...
Fred Tompkins
Fred Tompkins (born in St. Louis, Missouri, 1943) is an American jazz flautist and composer, best known for his work as a composer of third stream music.
Tompkins played in his native Missouri for...
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George Russell (composer)
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 the...
Mingus Big Band
The Mingus Big Band is an ensemble, based in New York City, that specializes in the compositions of Charles Mingus. It is managed by his widow, Sue Mingus, along with the Mingus Orchestra and Mingus D...
Alonzo Levister
Alonzo Hamilton Levister (born November 1, 1925 in Greenwich, Connecticut) is an American Third Stream composer, arranger, music producer and jazz pianist.
Alonzo Levister grew up in Harlem, New Y...
Mingus Dynasty (band)
Mingus Dynasty was an American jazz ensemble formed in 1979, just after the death of Charles Mingus, which featured many musicians Mingus recorded or played with. The group was named after the 1959 al...
Charles Mingus discography
Charles Mingus discography.
John Lewis (pianist)
John Aaron Lewis (May 3, 1920 – March 29, 2001) was an American jazz pianist, composer and arranger, best known as the musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet.
John Lewis was born in La Grange...
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William Russo (musician)
William Russo, better known as Bill Russo (June 25, 1928 – January 11, 2003), was an American jazz musician. He is considered one of the greatest jazz composers and arrangers.
A former student of ...
Gunther Schuller
Gunther Schuller (born November 22, 1925 in New York City) is an American composer, conductor, horn player, author, historian, and jazz musician.
The son of a violinist with the New York Philharmo...
Gunther Schuller - Wikipedia
David Baker (composer)
David Nathaniel Baker Jr. (born December 21, 1931 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American symphonic jazz composer at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington.Born in Indianapolis,...
David Baker (composer) - Wikipedia