[JPL] NYTimes.com: George Russell, Composer Whose Theories Sent Jazz in a New Direction, Dies at 86

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ARTS / MUSIC | July 30, 2009
George Russell, Composer Whose Theories Sent Jazz in a New Direction, Dies at 86
By BEN RATLIFF
Mr. Russell was a major figure in one of the most important developments in post-World War II jazz: the emergence of modal jazz, the first major harmonic change in the music after bebop.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/30/arts/music/30russell.html?emc=eta1




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