Nicole Mitchell Interview

Posted: May 17, 2013 by Mike in Interviews

From Washington City Paper, and interview with Nicole Mitchell in anticipation of her performance at the Kennedy Center in D.C. this weekend.

Mitchell is a particularly interesting choice. A former AACM president, she is also one of the most prolific of its members, with several different ensembles that each move in a different direction. Ice Crystals, a quartet project whose main thrust is to explore the textural mix of flute and vibraphone (in this case with vibist Jason Adasiewicz), is one of her more traditional jazz aspects. She spoke to Washington City Paper about the balance of that style with her others, the inspiration for the band’s name, and the increasing scope of Kennedy Center jazz.

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