Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

George Russell: The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul Note

Rob Young, Wire, The, May 2011

THE LYDIAN Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organisation is seldom invoked these days, but jazz composer George Russell's theoretical attempt to lift jazz up and away from conventional music notation underpinned some of the most dynamic improvised music between the 1950s and '70s.

Total word count of piece: 722

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.