Listen to the Silence

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Listen to the Silence
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Live album by George Russell
Released 1983
Recorded June 26, 1971
Genre Jazz
Length 45:04
Label Soul Note
Producer George Russell
George Russell chronology
Trip to Prillarguri
(1982)Trip to Prillarguri1982
Listen to the Silence
Living Time
(1972)Living Time1972

Listen to the Silence is a live album by George Russell originally recorded in 1971 and released on the Italian Soul Note label in 1983, featuring a performance by Russell with Stanton Davis, Jan Garbarek, Terje Rypdal, Arild Andersen, and Jon Christensen with vocal chorus.[1]


The Allmusic review awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by George Russell - Text Credits: "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" by Dee Brown, "The Mark" by Maurice Nicoll, "Duino Elegies" by Rainer Maria Rilke
  1. "Event I" - 6:31
  2. "Event II" - 8:19
  3. "Event III" - 16:18
  4. "Event IV" - 13:56



  1. ^ George Russell discography accessed 10 November 2009.
  2. ^ a b Chadbourne, Eugene (2011). "Listen to the Silence - George Russell". Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 174. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.