Interview with Roscoe Mitchell

December 16, 2013 • 31:25

Join us for an interview with innovator, musician, and composer Roscoe Mitchell, whose career began in Chicago in the 1960s. He went on to became a leader in a movement that experimented with alternatives to conventional jazz composition and improvisation, and was a founding member of the Art Ensemble of Chicago. Mitchell’'s compositions range from modern to classical, and from wild and forceful free jazz to ornate chamber music.