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February 27, 2008

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Jon Foley

For some excellent late period Red Mitchell on video, go here: http://youtube.com/watch?v=DM2AAM8nOqQ

Red on bass, with Zoot Sims and guitarist Rune Gustafsson. Great audio and video. Besides this track, there are at least two other listed from the same session (1984 in Sweden).

tuomo oksanen

Very good. I meet Red in Sweden. He was playing with Chet Baker in uppsala. Rune Gustafsson was allways with him. Genius player.

Mike Milner

Red has been and continues to be one of my favorite jazz musicians, and a tremendously overlooked jazz bassist. His trio work with Hampton Hawes is outstanding, and deserves to be considered in the same breath as the Oscar Peterson, Ahmad Jamal or Bill Evans trios. Another outstanding recording was his trio work with Jim Hall and Carl Perkins (recently re-released on Gambit).

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