Label: P-Vine Records - PCD-23939 • Series: Return Of Jazz Funk • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: Japan • Genre: Jazz • Style: Jazz-Funk
Richard Allen " Blue " Mitchell March 13, — May 21, was an American jazzrhythm and bluessoul, rock and funk trumpeter, and composer, who recorded many albums as leader and sideman for RiversideBlue Noteand Mainstream Records. Mitchell was born and raised in Miami, Florida.
He began playing trumpet in high school, where he acquired his nickname, Blue. Mitchell stayed with Silver's group until the Escape From Reality - Alcoholator - Escape from reality break-up inafter which he formed a group with members from the Silver quintet, substituting the young pianist Chick Corea for Silver and replacing Brooks, who had fallen ill, with drummer Al Foster.
This group produced a number of records for Blue Note. It disbanded inafter which Mitchell joined and toured with Ray Charles until From the mids he recorded and worked as a session man in the genres noted previously, performed with the big band leaders Louie BellsonBill Holmanand Bill Berry and was the principal soloist for Tony Bennett and Lena Horne.
Blue Mitchell kept his hard-bop playing going with the Harold Land quintet up until his death from cancer on May 21,Rock N Roll Cowboys - Ray Davies - Americana Los Angeles, at the age Blue Funk - Blue Mitchell - Many Shades Of Blue From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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The Thing to Do. Portrait of Cannonball. Drums Blue Funk - Blue Mitchell - Many Shades Of Blue the World. Blowin' the Blues Away. Takin' Care of Business. Junior's Cookin'. Philly Joe Jones and Elvin Jones.
Les McCann Ltd. Down Home. A Chip Off the Old Block. Song for My Father. In Memory Of. Oh Baby! Rough 'n' Tumble. Richard "Groove" Holmes. Money in the Pocket. The Return of the Prodigal Son. Rakin' and Scrapin'. The Blue Yusef Lateef. The Electric Boogaloo Song. The Soul Brotherhood. Everything I Play Is Funky. David "Fathead" Newman. Jazz Blues Fusion. The Louis Bellson Explosion. Al CohnDexter Gordon. True Blue. Can't Hide Love. Something in Common.
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