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  Eclectic Theosophical History: AE George William Russell
George Russell removed that taunt or the occasion for it, and showed that Theosophy when properly understood can be applied to all kinds of life socially and politically, promoting a nobler sense of right living, while recognizing that the life of the flesh is but a transit experience.
Russell toiled unremittingly with body, mind and spirit, to carry on his self appointed task and if ever a god labored with men and for their benefit, Russell's body was the cross on which it was lifted up.
George Russell was closely identified with the revival of native Irish literature which accompanied the growth of political nationalism and which centred for many years around the Abbey Theatre in Dublin.
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  George Russell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Allen Russell (born June 23, 1923) is an American jazz composer and theorist.
Russell's theory proposes the concept of playing jazz based on scales or a series of scales (modes) rather than chords or harmonies.
George Russell has taught at the prestigous New England Conservatory for over twenty years.
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 George William Russell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George William Russell (April 10, 1867 - July 17, 1935) who wrote under the pseudonym Æ, was an Irish nationalist, critic, poet, and painter.
He is not to be confused with George William Erskine Russell (1853 - 1919).
Russell was editor of The Irish Homestead from 1905-1923 and The Irish Statesman from September 15, 1923-April 12, 1930.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/George_William_Russell   (393 words)

 Bertrand Russell
Russell's contributions to logic and the foundations of mathematics include his discovery of Russell's paradox, his defense of logicism (the view that mathematics is, in some significant sense, reducible to formal logic), his development of the theory of types, and his refining of the first-order predicate calculus.
Russell's response was to introduce the axiom of reducibility, an axiom that lessened the vicious circle principle's scope of application, but which many people claimed was too ad hoc to be justified philosophically.
Russell's social influence stems from three main sources: his long-standing social activism, his many writings on the social and political issues of his day, and his popularizations of technical writings in philosophy and the natural sciences.
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 George Russell - Music Downloads - Online
Russell's stylistic reach in his own compositions eventually became omnivorous, embracing bop, gospel, blues, rock, funk, contemporary classical elements, electronic music and African rhythms in his recent, ambitious extended works -- most apparent in his large-scale 1983 suite for an enlarged big band, The African Game.
Russell's first instrument was the drums, which he played in the Boy Scout Drum and Bugle Corps and at local clubs when he was in high school.
Russell's connection with Gunther Schuller resulted in the commission of All About Rosie for the 1957 Brandeis University jazz festival, and he also taught at the Lenox School of Jazz that Schuller co-founded.
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 George Russell - Independent Online Edition > Obituaries
George Stuart Russell, chartered accountant and solicitor: born Edinburgh 21 January 1914; OBE 1944; Solicitor to the National Trust for Scotland 1951-82; senior partner, Strathern and Blair 1962-82; married 1939 Nicky Gillespie (died 2004; one son, three daughters); died Edinburgh 16 December 2005.
It was George Russell who accompanied the late Sir Ernest Gowers and his commission members in their official visit to Scotland in 1948 which endorsed the Country Houses Scheme, enabling donors to hand over houses to the National Trust while they still lived in them.
Russell's work for the trust over the years extended to every nook and cranny of its operation but among his particular contributions was the chairmanship of the trust's Pentlands Regional Park working party, of their fish farm working party, and of their working party more recently on the highly controversial Skye Bridge.
news.independent.co.uk /people/obituaries/article334155.ece   (805 words)

 National Initiatives: NEA Jazz Masters - George Russell
Russell's study of composing and arranging increased while he was bedridden with a case of tuberculosis at 19.
Russell's concept involves a composition system based on the grading of intervals by the distance of their pitches from a central note.
Russell's continued refinement and study of this concept eventually led him to academia when he taught at the Lenox School of Jazz during 1958-59.
arts.endow.gov /national/jazz/masterbios/russell.html   (468 words)

 A. E.: A Key Figure in Irish Literature
Russell was thrilled and continued the use the pseudonym throughout his career.
When Russell was studying art and first writing prose at the Metropolitan School in 1884, he met a man slightly older than he with whom he shared a passion for poetry.
Russell was distraught by her death, and this grief, coupled with the political unrest in Ireland, forced A. to emigrate to England.
www.usna.edu /EnglishDept/ilv/ae.htm   (954 words)

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Currently, George is Chairman of the Board of Directors of The National Bureau of Asian Research, a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution that conducts advanced research on policy-relevant issues in Asia and the former Soviet Union.
George is the Chairman of The Russell Family Foundation, whose mission is to enhance family and improve community by focusing on education and sustainable environment.
George and Jane (until her passing from a 13 month battle with cancer in May, 2002) led a growing economic development effort in Tacoma, their hometown, and were active supporters of education and the arts.
www.nbr.org /about_nbr/governance/bod/russell.html   (810 words)

 SIXTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Russell was participating in rescue operations at the home of his son, George Russell Jr.
Russell, Crockett County and district clerk for 14 successive terms, and a candidate for reelection this year, was born in Utopia, Tex., Sept. 30, 1896.
Russell was an oil field worker for a time near Burkburnett, and worked in a garage and a drug company at Ozona.
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 George Russell : The African Game - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
George Russell's The African Game is a major statement, a highly eclectic, nine-part, 45-minute suite for augmented big band that attempts to depict no less than the evolution of the species from the beginning of time to the present from an African perspective.
Well, yes, this theme has been taken on by many an ambitious artist in every field, but Russell's work is remarkably successful because it tries to embrace a massive world of sound in open, colorful, young-thinking terms, with degrees of timbral unity and emotion to keep the idioms from flying out of control.
Indeed, this release Russell's first on a U.S. label in 13 years, and was an early sign from the newly revived (as of 1985) Blue Note label that they intended to be a major force in the jazz business again after sporadic patches of activity and neglect.
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 George F. Russell, Jr.: Chairman Emeritus (Russell.com)
In 1999, George created the "Russell EMPulse", which lists 11 factors investors are always concerned about, such as, political stability, the banking system, rules of law, corruption, etc., and presents to the leadership of the country being visited rankings derived from the major investors and those investors interested in that particular country.
Russell was named National Family Business of the year (large business) in 1998 from among the 12 million family businesses in the United States for innovative business practices and community contribution.
Under The Russell Family Foundation's focus on education, George is leading two projects: one in partnership with the EastWest Institute to educate all Americans on Islam, and one in partnership with The National Bureau of Asian Research to educate Americans on the critical importance of globalization to reduce poverty in the world.
www.russell.com /us/About_Russell/Corp_Info/GRussell_bio.asp   (617 words)

 George William Russell Collection at Bartleby.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Forgive me, Spirit of my spirit, for this, that I have found it easier to read the mystery told in tears and understood Thee better in sorrow than in joy.
An active member of the Irish nationalist movement, he edited the Irish Homestead (1904–23) and the Irish Statesman (1923–30).… Russell was one of the major writers in the Irish literary renaissance.
His poems and plays are noted for their mystical tone, their delicate melodious style, and their view of humanity’s spiritual nature.—continue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.
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 George Russell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Russell performs more often in Europe than at home, and the latest edition of the band includes a handful of players from Great Britain, including saxophonists Andy Sheppard and Chris Biscoe, as well as American players like trumpeter Stanton Davis (a long-time Russell regular), trumpeter Tiger Okoshi, trombonist Dave Bargeron, and keyboardist Brad Hatfield.
By 1958, his sophisticated balance of writing and improvised soloing, his ability to interweave several themes, handle tempo changes, and pay attention to the overall form of increasingly long compositions, marked him as one of the era's most advanced composers.
That something is the Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization, Russell's theoretical treatise on the relationships among chords, scales, and modes.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/music/99/05/06/GEORGE_RUSSELL.html   (1093 words)

 George Russell Middle School
George Russell Middle School is part of the Millard Public Schools District located in southwest Omaha, Nebraska.
Russell staff and students are proud that our school has been selected as a "Blue Ribbon School" by the U.S. Department of Education.
The mission of Russell Middle School is to provide a safe, caring environment and guarantee each student develops individual strengths/talents and acquires the necessary academic and life skills for making positive contributions in a global society.
www.mpsomaha.org /rms   (146 words)

 Last Updated – November 11, 2000
George Russell was born in 1720 in Laudoun County, Virginia, and married Elizabeth Bean about 1745.
Elizabeth was born November 25, 1723 at Saint Stevens Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia, a daughter of William and Margaret Hatton Bean of Virginia.
Mary "Polly" Russell was born in 1810 in Tennessee.
www.eturner.com /russell   (574 words)

 Alachua Astronomy Club: In Memory of George Russell
George was also a past president of the Gainesville Radio Society and brought his love of radio to astronomy.
Meanwhile George still found time to help judge and write about astronomy science projects at the Alachua Regional Science and Engineering Fair, something he continued to do until he was physically unable (e.g., see "Science Fair Project," 1990 March, 1991 October and 1992 and 1993 November).
George was thoroughly fascinated by Sagan's book, a series of essays dealing with the author's concern with "humans reaching out into space." George added that he was about half way through and, when finished, intended to reread this fascinating story.
www.floridastars.org /russell.html   (870 words)

 George Russell Mausoleum, Elko, Nevada
George Russell, candidate for Governor of Nevada in 1898, drove a pack team from Placerville, California to Virginia City in 1860.
Russell, a tall, heavy set man with short goatee, spoke in a short, clipped manner with an Irish accent.
Successful in merchandising and president of the Russell Land and Livestock Co., in 1898 he became a candidate for Governor of Nevada on the Democratic Ticket, but was defeated.
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 biography george w russell jr
Inspirational Jazz Pianist George W. Russell, Jr.'s performances range from a solo piano, to a groove-oriented jazz trio, to a soulful, fresh-sounding ensemble that arouses the listener's intellect and touches the soul.
George Russell received formal instruction from Duquesne University with Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education in 1988.
George Russell resides in Boston, MA, with his lovely wife and three children, where he is highly esteemed and sought after as a gospel and jazz pianist.
www.georgewrusselljr.com /biographyu.html   (505 words)

 National Initiatives: NEA Jazz Masters on Tour - George Russell
George Russell is first and foremost a composer rather than an instrumentalist, and is one of the most important jazz theorists of the latter half of the 20th century.
Russell's concept involves a composition system based on using the Lydian scale, rather than the major scale, as the basis for analysis and composition.
Russell was named an NEA Jazz Master in 1990.
arts.endow.gov /national/jazz/artists_tour/russell.html   (523 words)

 George Russell - About George
George Russell is a hugely influential, innovative figure in the evolution of modern jazz, the music's only major theorist, one of its most profound composers, and a trail blazer whose ideas have transformed and inspired some of the greatest musicians of our time.
Russell was born in Cincinnati in 1923, the adopted son of a registered nurse and a chef on the B&O Railroad.
Russell himself is a tremendously visual leader, dancing and forming architectural structures with his hands.
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 George Russell
At 83, George Russell moves a little slower than he used to and his voice, which has never lost its Midwestern twang, is softer.
The urgency of Russell's compositions, their searching quality, their intellectual rigor, emotional vibrancy and sheer physicality make this ageless music, even compositions from 35 years ago, sound freshly minted and shocking in their intensity.
Russell returned to the US in 1969 when he joined the jazz faculty that Gunther Schuller assembled at the New England Conservatory of Music.
www.allaboutjazz.com /php/article.php?id=20288   (1086 words)

George Russell is one of the key players in jazz's coming of age in the fifties.
Hendricks does not sing on Russell's album -- he "raps." Yes, decades before hip-hop, Hendricks was spinning out rhymed "narration" which simultaneously explicitly mocks jazz-and-poetry (a fad in the fifties) and draws upon it (or, more specifically, the narration of Charles Mingus's "Scenes in the City") for inspiration.
Russell's strength was always conceptual and compositional, and this comes to full fruition with JAZZ IN THE SPACE AGE.
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 Book tells how Jane shaped culture at Russell Investment | TheNewsTribune.com | Tacoma, WA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
George Russell recently published a book about his late wife, Jane, and how she helped create the corporate culture at Russell Investment Group.
Jane Russell took over the human resources department at Russell when she was 50 years old – when most people think about the end of their careers rather than the beginning.
George Russell said in his book: “After rearing four active children and leading a busy community life, Jane knew she was well prepared for her new role.
www.thenewstribune.com /business/story/5379672p-4864733c.html   (1465 words)

 George Russell - Biography - AOL Music
While George Russell has been very active as a free-thinking composer, arranger and bandleader, his biggest effect upon jazz has been that of the quieter role of theorist.
Russell stopped composing from 1972 to 1978 in order to finish a second volume on the Lydian Chromatic Concept.
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 The Russell Family Foundation - About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Russell Family Foundation - About Us About Us George and Jane Russell bought the small brokerage and mutual fund business of George's grandfather in 1958 and developed it into one of the world's leading investment management and advisory firms, Frank Russell Company.
George pioneered the business of pension fund consulting and Jane was the company's architect of corporate culture.
Jane and George Russell created The Russell Family Foundation with part of the sale proceeds, providing a way for their extended family to make a quiet, positive impact in the community.
www.trff.org /about   (164 words)

 CD Baby: GEORGE RUSSELL: George Russell & The Living Time Orchestra: The 80th Birthday Concert
George Russell and the Living Time Orchestra have been thrilling audiences throughout the world for almost two decades.
Russell's arrangement of the classic Miles Davis solo on "So What" originally debuted on the Blue Note CD of the same name, and was named "Jazz Album of the Year" by the Jazz Journal international critic's poll.
George Russell and The Living Time Orchestra: The 80th Birthday Concert Today I got the CD and I was sitting in the car, in the garage, with bags of groceries and takeout food getting cold while I couldn't take it out of the player until I'd heard it all.
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