Mitchell, Roscoe

b. August 3, 1940 - Chicago, Illinois, USA / 

American jazz saxophonist, multi-intrumentalist and composer. The instruments he uses include: alto sax, tenor sax, soprano sax, baritone sax, sopranino sax, baritone sax, piccolo, flute, oboe, clarinet, bamboo flute. 

He was one of the mainstays of the Art Ensemble of Chicago and one of the first members of the non-profit organization  Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM). 


Wikipedia article

All About Jazz interview

Interview by Jason Gross

AACM member page

Art Ensemble of Chicago member page


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