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Rick Mitchell


Member profile details

Membership level
Jazz Journalist (professional- voting member)
First name
Last name
I am a jazz
  • writer
  • other
  • radio/tv program host/producer
"Other" means. . .
teacher/artistic director/talent buyer/percussionist
website/blog URL 1
website/blog URL 2
I am the author/producer of
Jazz In the New Millennium: Live & Well (Dharma Moon Press 2014)
Available at (URL or ISBN #1)
www.rickmitchell.us and Da Camera of Houston
I am also the author/ producer of:
Jazz In the New Millennium (syndicated radio program)
Available at (URL or ISBN #2)
African American Public Radio Consortium and as a podcast at KBOO.FM
Other key Publications/Productions
Whiskey River (Take My Mind): The True Story of Texas HonkyTonk (University of Texas Press, 2007)
My interests in jazz are:
Deep, man.
More about what I do:
longtime freelance writer
former music critic at the Houston Chronicle and The Portland Oregonian
annotator for Da Camera of Houston
Pacifica Radio host
half-ass conga drummer
high school English teacher
former artistic director of the Houston International Festival
I support the JJA because
I am a jazz journalist.
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