The Stratus Seekers

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The Stratus Seekers
Studio album by George Russell
Released 1962 (1962)
Recorded January 31, 1962
Genre Jazz
Length 45:12
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
George Russell chronology
Ezz-thetics
(1961)
The Stratus Seekers
(1962)
The Outer View
(1962)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Stratus Seekers is an album by George Russell originally released on Riverside in 1962. The album contains performances by Russell with John Pierce, David Baker, Paul Plummer, Don Ellis, Steve Swallow and Joe Hunt. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states that "The music has its own logic, is somewhat difficult to classify, yet deserves further attention by jazz historians and analysts".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by George Russell except as indicated
  1. "Pan-Daddy" - 4:57
  2. "The Stratus Seekers" - 6:52
  3. "The Stratus Seekers" [alternate take] - 7:44 Bonus track on CD reissue
  4. "Kige's Tune" (Al Kiger) - 5:46
  5. "Blues in Orbit" - 7:24
  6. "A Lonely Place" - 7:18
  7. "Stereophrenic" (David Baker) - 5:11
  • Recorded January 31, 1962 in NYC

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "The Stratus Seekers - George Russell | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 3, 2009.