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As we all know there are no live gigs taking place in the immediate future. However, any links to jazz streaming that are deemed suitable - i.e. with a professional approach - will be considered for posting.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

RIP Whitey Mitchell

Whitey Mitchell of the bass playing Mitchell's, Red and Whitey, died 16 January. As well as playing bass, Whitey also worked as a scriptwriter on TV. Credits included the Mary Tyler Moore Show. He recorded and played with a variety of bands including Lester Young and Benny Goodman. Along with brother Red, he recorded with 'Blue' Mitchell (no relation)! Obit.

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