Altered State (Yellowjackets album)

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Altered State
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Studio album by Yellowjackets
Released Mar 22, 2005
Genre Jazz
Label Heads Up
Producer Yellowjackets
Yellowjackets chronology
Peace Round
(2004)Peace Round2004
Altered State
(2005)
Twenty Five
(2006)Twenty Five2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 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]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Suite 15" Russell Ferrante 4:51
2. "March Majestic" Bob Mintzer 5:20
3. "The Hope" Jimmy Haslip, Ferrante, Jean Baylor 5:02
4. "Hunter's Point" Ferrante 6:14
5. "Mother Earth" Mintzer 4:43
6. "Youth Eternal" Haslip 5:08
7. "Free Day" Marcus Baylor 5:28
8. "Cross Current" Mintzer 5:29
9. "Aha" Mintzer 5:49
10. "57 Chevy" Ferrante 6:23
11. "Unity" Baylor, Mintzer 5:56

Personnel[edit]

Yellowjackets:

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)

Production[edit]

  • 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

References[edit]

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