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

Rob Young, The Wire, 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.

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