|JAZZPAR Artists - Misha Mengelberg|
Misha Mengelberg (NL), b. June 5, 1935 in Kiev, Ukraine, was part of John Tchicai Quartet during The JAZZPAR Event 1992.
Mengelberg's father and granduncle were famous classical conductors.
The young Misha studied piano and composition in Darmstad under John Cage
a.o. and at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He has been awarded several
prizes including the Dutch National Jazz Prize 1966 and he is Founder
of the Instant Composers' Pool, a nonprofit organization that sponsors
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