The Stratus Seekers
CAT # OJCCD-365-25
1. Pan-Daddy 4:57 2. The Stratus Seekers 6:52 3. The Stratus Seekers (Take 2) 6:52 4. Kige's Tune 5:46 5. Blues In Orbit 7:24 6. A Lonely Place 7:18 7. Stereophrenic 5:11
George Russell was clearly one of the leading forces in expanding the jazz vocabulary from the early-modern language of bebop to the aggressively free-form expression of the avant-garde. He has been important as an arranger, composer, educator, and creator of the Lydian tonal concept, and in the early Sixties led small groups that presented his own writing, as well as that of Carla Bley and others, and featured such notable players as Eric Dolphy, David Baker, and Don Ellis. The latter two appear prominently on The Stratus Seekers, the third of his four albums for Riverside.
with Dave Baker, Don Ellis, John Pierce, Paul Plummer, Steve Swallow, Joe Hunt
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