Jazz Pioneer Roscoe Mitchell Marked for Dismissal at Mills

20Jun - by mh - 0 - In News

Jazz Pioneer Roscoe Mitchell Marked for Dismissal at Mills College

Roscoe Mitchell, the influential saxophonist known for groundbreaking work in jazz and orchestral music, is in danger of losing his job at Mills College due to the Oakland-based university’s financial problems. A founding member of the Art Ensemble of Chicago who was once described as ” one of the most important musicians in jazz” by the New York Times, Mitchell is one of 11 faculty members expected to lose his position.