Albert Mangelsdorff

Albert Mangelsdorff

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Albert Mangelsdorff was one of the most accredited and innovative trombonists of modern jazz who became famous for his distinctive technique of playing multiphonics. Mangelsdorff was born in Frankfurt and had violin lessons as a child and was self-taught on guitar. His brother, alto saxophonist Emil Mangelsdorff, introduced him to jazz. After the war Mangelsdorff was working as a guitarist and took up trombone in 1948. In the 1950s Mangelsdorff played with the bands of Joe Klimm, Hans Koller, Jutta Hipp, as well as with the Frankfurt All Stars. In 1957 he led a hardbop quintet together with Joki Freund which was the nucleus of the Jazz-Ensemble of Hessian Broadcastingshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134936626
  • 9786134936620