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is a jazz
Jazz is a musical style that originated at the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States. It was born out of a mix of African and European music traditions. From its early development until the present, jazz has incorporated music from 19th and 20th...
saxophonist, composer, arranger, and big band
A big band is a type of musical ensemble associated with jazz and the Swing Era typically consisting of rhythm, brass, and woodwind instruments totaling approximately twelve to twenty-five musicians...
leader based in Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles , with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621, is the most populous city in California, USA and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City. It has an area of , and is located in Southern California...
. Mintzer is a member of the jazz rock band the Yellowjackets
Yellowjackets is an American jazz fusion/smooth jazz quartet.-History:The original group, called The Robben Ford Group, was formed in 1977, and consisted of Robben Ford, Russell Ferrante, Jimmy Haslip and Ricky Lawson, all top-notch L.A. session musicians...
With The Yellowjackets
- Greenhouse, 1991;
- Live Wires, 1992;
- Like a River, 1993;
- Runferyerlife, 1994;
- Collection, 1995;
- Dreamland, 1995;
- Blue Hats, 1997;
- Club Nocturne, 1998;
- Priceless Jazz Collection, 1998;
- The Best of Yellowjackets, 1999;
- Mint Jam, 2002;
- Time Squared, 2003;
- Peace Round, 2003;
- Altered State, 2005;
- Twenty Five, 2006
- Lifecyle featuring Mike Stern, 2008
- Timeline, 2011;
- Incredible Journey, 1985;
- Camouflage, 1986;
- Spectrum, 1988;
- Urban Contours, 1989;
- Art of the Big Band, 1991;
- Departure, 1993;
- Only in New York, 1994;
- Techno Pop, 1994;
- The First Decade, 1995;
- Big Band Trane, 1996;
- Live, 1996;
- Latin from Manhattan, 1998;
- Homage to Count Basie, 2000;
- Gently, 2003;
- Live at MCG with Special Guest Kurt Elling, 2004
- Old School: New Lessons featuring Kurt Elling, 2006
- Swing out, 2008
With Miroslav Vitous
- Papa Nebo (Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records is an American record label best known for its many recordings of rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and jazz...
- Jazz Influence (Nova Bossa Nova
Nova Bossa Nova was a Brazilian jazz ensemble consisting of Claudio Roditi on trumpet, Bob Mintzer on tenor sax, Joe Ford on alto sax, and Eddie Monteiro on vocals. They released one album in 1997, Jazz Influence, for Arkadia Jazz....
- New York Voices, A day like this (mcgJazz, 2007)
- Save The Planet (with Tohpati
Tohpati Ario Hutomo is an Indonesian jazz guitarist and songwriter. He is known as one of the most famous jazz guitarists in Indonesia. He has collaborated with many Indonesian musicians such as Glenn Fredly, Indro, Arie Ayunir and Shakila...
Miroslav Ladislav Vitouš , is a Czech jazz bassist.-Biography:Born in Prague, he began the violin at age six, and started playing the piano at age ten, and bass at fourteen. As a young man in Europe, Vitouš was a competitive swimmer. One of his early music groups was the Junior Trio with his...
- Universal Syncopations II
Universal Syncopations II is an album by Czech bassist Miroslav Vitous recorded in 2004-05 and released on the ECM label.-Reception:The Allmusic review by Alex Henderson awarded the album 3½ stars stating "The interesting thing is that while Universal Syncopations 2 stresses ensemble playing and...