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Studio album by George Russell
Released 1960 (1960)
Recorded October 18, 1960
Genre Jazz
Length 43:05
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
George Russell chronology
George Russell Sextet at the Five Spot
George Russell Sextet in K.C.
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Stratusphunk is an album by George Russell originally released on Riverside in 1960. The album contains performances by Russell with Al Kiger, David Baker, Dave Young, Chuck Israels and Joe Hunt. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states that "Surprisingly, only three of the six selections are Russell originals ("Bent Eagle" was an early effort by Carla Bley), but the leader's influence can be felt in all of the adventurous and slightly unusual yet swinging music".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by George Russell except as indicated
  1. "Stratusphunk" - 6:08
  2. "New Donna" - 8:25
  3. "Bent Eagle" (Carla Bley) - 6:16
  4. "Kentucky Oysters" (David Baker) - 8:25
  5. "Lambskins" (David Lahm) - 7:13
  6. "Things New" - 6:55
  • Recorded October 18, 1960 in NYC



  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott (2011). "Stratusphunk - George Russell | AllMusic". Retrieved 18 July 2011.