Autumn (Don Ellis album)

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Studio album by Don Ellis Orchestra
Released 1968
Recorded August, 1968
Genre Jazz
Length 57:49
Label Columbia
CS 9721
Producer Al Kooper
Don Ellis chronology
Shock Treatment
(1968)Shock Treatment1968
The New Don Ellis Band Goes Underground
(1969)The New Don Ellis Band Goes Underground1969

Autumn is an album by trumpeter Don Ellis recorded in 1968 and released on the Columbia label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone (neutral) [3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[4]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic stated, the "Don Ellis' Orchestra is heard at the peak of its powers on this Columbia LP... This is a classic release".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Don Ellis except as indicated

  1. "Variations for Trumpet" - 19:25
  2. "Scratt and Fluggs" - 2:00
  3. "Pussy Wiggle Stomp" - 6:43
  4. "K.C. Blues" [live] (Charlie Parker) - 8:46
  5. "Child of Ecstasy" - 3:16
  6. "Indian Lady" [live] - 17:39



  1. ^ Don Ellis discography Archived May 28, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. accessed May 28, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Don Ellis – Autumn at AllMusic. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  3. ^ Burks, John (March 15, 1969). "Records". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 71. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.