Roscoe Mitchell

Legendary jazz innovator Roscoe Mitchell joins us to talk about a lifetime of music. One of the founders of the influential 1960s free jazz group The Art Ensemble of Chicago, Mitchell has pushed the boundaries of contemporary music across genres.

Mitchell is a saxophonist, composer and Darius Milhaud chair of composition at Mills College. He plays at Yoshi’s Oakland on April 16th.

Musician Roscoe Mitchell 30 March,2012forum
  • TheyMightBeGiants

    Roscoe Mitchell…an extremely experienced, intelligent and knowledgable player affords insight that otherwise takes years to grasp. Thanks for the great interview!

  • fg

    Thank you, thank you! It’s amazing to hear creative education at work in American music. Please more performers talking about how they teach!  

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