Teo Macero is an amazing man of music, he has worked intimately with some of the greatest figures in the history of jazz – Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Thelonius Monk – in the creation of some of their most enduring works.
A member of the first Charles Mingus Jazz Composers' Workshop 1953, as a tenorist, Macero's keen interest in composition led to an involvement in the Third Stream Music and Guggenheim Awards for Composition in 1957 and 1958.
It was arguably after he joined CBS as a producer in 1957 that Macero had his greatest influence. Working on Miles Davis' finest albums, he was particularly important giving form to In A Silent Way and Bitches Brew through his editing.
Macero is now at the helm of his own label: