Mulgrew Miller, 1955-2013

Mulgrew Miller at Vienne

This time, sadly, it's true; Mulgrew Miller succumbed early this morning to the effects of the stroke he suffered last Friday. Nate Chinen's obituary in today's New York Times offers an appreciation of the pianist and a summary of his career. Miller's solo performance of Duke Ellington's "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good" at last summer's Jazz a Vienne festival in France gives an indication why he was respected as one of the most expressive musicians of his generation. … [Read more...]