Ezz-Thetics (Audiophile 180gr. Hq Vinyl)
  • Riverside RLP 9375 Riverside RLP 9375

George Russell

Ezz-Thetics (Audiophile 180gr. Hq Vinyl)

Jazz Workshop Vinyl

Personnel:
Don Ellis (tp), Dave Baker (tb), Eric Dolphy (as, b-cl), George Russell (p, arr), Steve Swallow (b), Joe Hunt (d)

Reference: JW-090 LP

Format: LP / 12" / 33rpm / STEREO
Label: JAZZ WORKSHOP
Catalogue Reference: JW-090
Recording Year: 1961
Country of Pressing: SPAIN
Comments: Sealed New Copy
Reissue of the original Riverside RLP 9375
Cover Grade: MINT
Vinyl Grade: MINT


Side One:

1. Ezz-Thetic (George Russell) 8:57
2. Honesty (Dave Baker) 8:55
3. 'Round Midnight (Monk-Williams) 6:29

Side Two:

1. Thoughts (George Russell) 5:32
2. Lydiot (George Russell) 8:06
3. Nardis (Miles Davis) 4:34
4. Kiger's Tune (Al Kiger) 5:42

Originally issued in Mono on RIVERSIDE RLP 9375

Personnel:
George Russell Sextet
Don Ellis (trumpet), Dave Baker (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet on Side B #1 & 3), George Russell (piano & arrangements), Steve Swallow (bass), Joe Hunt (drums).
Recorded at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City, May 8, 1961

Engineer: Ray Fowler
Produced by Orrin Keepnews
Back liner notes by Martin Williams
Back cover photograps: Brad Schapiro
Cover design: Ken Deardoff
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Review:

"This is a true classic. Composer/pianist George Russell gathered together a very versatile group of talents (trumpeter Don Ellis, trombonist Dave Baker, Eric Dolphy on alto and bass clarinet, bassist Steve Swallow, and drummer Joe Hunt) to explore three of his originals, "'Round Midnight" (which is given an extraordinary treatment by Dolphy), Miles Davis' "Nardis," and David Baker's "Honesty." The music is post-bop and although using ideas from avant-garde jazz, it does not fall into any simple category. The improvising is at a very high level and the frameworks (which include free and stop-time sections) really inspire the players. Highly recommended."

Scott Yanow -All Music Guide

Price:

$20.79  (tax incl.)

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