RED MITCHELL

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Keith Moore Mitchell (September 20, 1927, New York City - November 8, 1992, Salem, Oregon), better known as Red Mitchell, was an American jazz double-bassist, composer, lyricist, and poet.

Red was raised in New Jersey by a father who was an engineer and loved music, and a mother who loved poetry. His first instruments were piano, alto saxophone, and clarinet. Although Cornell University awarded an engineering scholarship to Mitchell, by 1947 he was in the US Army playing bass. The next year he was in a jazz trio in New York City.

Mitchell became known for performing and/or recording with Mundell Lowe, Chubby Jackson, Charlie Ventura, Woody Herman, Red Norvo, Gerry Mulligan, and, after joining the West Coast jazz scene in the early 1950s, with Andre Previn, Shelly Manne, Hampton Hawes, Billie Holiday, Ornette Coleman, and others. He also worked as a bassist in the TV and film studios around
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RED MITCHELL Happy Minors album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Happy Minors
Cool Jazz 1955
RED MITCHELL Red Mitchell (aka Jam For Your Bread!) (Featuring Hampton Hawes ) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Red Mitchell (aka Jam For Your Bread!) (Featuring Hampton Hawes )
Cool Jazz 1956
RED MITCHELL Red Mitchell Quartet (aka Presenting Red Mitchell) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Red Mitchell Quartet (aka Presenting Red Mitchell)
Cool Jazz 1957
RED MITCHELL Hear Ye! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hear Ye!
Cool Jazz 1962
RED MITCHELL One Long String album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One Long String
Cool Jazz 1969
RED MITCHELL Scairport Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Scairport Blues
Cool Jazz 1978
RED MITCHELL Red Mitchell, Isao Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Yamamoto : Bass Club album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Red Mitchell, Isao Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Yamamoto : Bass Club
Cool Jazz 1980
RED MITCHELL Soft And Warm - And Swinging! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soft And Warm - And Swinging!
Cool Jazz 1982
RED MITCHELL When I'm Singing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
When I'm Singing
Cool Jazz 1983
RED MITCHELL Home Suite... album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Home Suite...
Cool Jazz 1985
RED MITCHELL The Red Barron Duo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Red Barron Duo
Cool Jazz 1988
RED MITCHELL Simple Isn't Easy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Simple Isn't Easy
Cool Jazz 1989
RED MITCHELL A Declaration Of Interdependence album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Declaration Of Interdependence
Cool Jazz 1989
RED MITCHELL Talking album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Talking
Cool Jazz 1991

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RED MITCHELL Rejoice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rejoice
Cool Jazz 1961
RED MITCHELL Jazz I Uppsala album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz I Uppsala
Cool Jazz 1972
RED MITCHELL Red Mitchell Meets Guido Manusardi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Red Mitchell Meets Guido Manusardi
Cool Jazz 1976
RED MITCHELL Blues For A Crushed Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues For A Crushed Soul
Cool Jazz 1978
RED MITCHELL What I Am album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What I Am
Vocal Jazz 1979
RED MITCHELL Chocolate Cadillac album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chocolate Cadillac
Cool Jazz 1982
RED MITCHELL Red Mitchell, Warne Marsh ‎: The Mitchell-Marsh Big Two - Hot House album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Red Mitchell, Warne Marsh ‎: The Mitchell-Marsh Big Two - Hot House
Cool Jazz 1985
RED MITCHELL Red Mitchell, George Cables : Live At Port Townsend album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Red Mitchell, George Cables : Live At Port Townsend
Cool Jazz 2005
RED MITCHELL Live At Salishan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Salishan
Cool Jazz 2006

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RED MITCHELL Big Two Vol. 1(with Warne Marsh) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Two Vol. 1(with Warne Marsh)
Cool Jazz 1996
RED MITCHELL Big Two Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Two Vol. 2
Cool Jazz 1998
RED MITCHELL Remembering Red album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Remembering Red
Cool Jazz 2007

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