Altered State (Yellowjackets album)

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Altered State
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Studio album by
ReleasedMar 22, 2005
LabelHeads Up
Yellowjackets chronology
Peace Round
Altered State
Twenty Five
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Altered State (2005) is the 16th studio album (18th overall) from the jazz group Yellowjackets, and their third release for the Heads Up International label.

The cover image was painted by pop art painter Peter Max.

Track listing[edit]

1."Suite 15"Russell Ferrante4:51
2."March Majestic"Bob Mintzer5:20
3."The Hope"Jimmy Haslip, Ferrante, Jean Baylor5:02
4."Hunter's Point"Ferrante6:14
5."Mother Earth"Mintzer4:43
6."Youth Eternal"Haslip5:08
7."Free Day"Marcus Baylor5:28
8."Cross Current"Mintzer5:29
10."57 Chevy"Ferrante6:23
11."Unity"Baylor, Mintzer5:56



Guest Musicians:

  • Jean Baylor - lead vocal (3)
  • Sharon Perry - backing vocals (3)
  • Lori Perry - backing vocals (3)
  • Carolyn Perry - backing vocals (3)
  • Darlene Perry - backing vocals (3)
  • Mike Shapiro - percussion (1) and (4)


  • Yellowjackets - producers
  • Dave Love - executive producer
  • Bill Schnee - recording engineer
  • Rich Breen - mixing engineer, mastering engineer
  • Ryan Petry - assistant engineer
  • Margi Denton - graphic design
  • Mitch Haupers (KVON) - photography
  • Peter Max - cover art
  • Recorded at: Schnee Studios, Studio City, CA, USA
  • Mixed at: Dogmatic, Burbank, CA, USA
  • Mastered at: Dogmatic, Burbank, CA, USA


  1. ^ Widran, Jonathan. Yellowjackets: Altered State > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved December 1, 2011.