StAR (album)

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StAR
StAR (album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1991
RecordedJanuary 1991
GenreJazz
Length41:58
LabelECM
ProducerManfred Eicher
Jan Garbarek chronology
Ragas and Sagas
(1990)
StAR
(1991)
Atmos
(1992)

StAR is an album by Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek, featuring Miroslav Vitous and Peter Erskine, released on the ECM label in 1991.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Rick Anderson awarded the album 4 stars and states "The tunes may be somewhat interchangeable, but the music is virtuosic, thoughtful and thoroughly lovely, at times heart-tugging. Makes you wish these three would get together more often"[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Miroslav Vitous except as indicated
  1. "Star" (Jan Garbarek) - 6:15
  2. "Jumper" - 4:21
  3. "Lamenting" - 6:08
  4. "Anthem" (Peter Erskine) - 6:16
  5. "Roses for You" - 5:39
  6. "Clouds in the Mountain" - 4:38
  7. "Snowman" (Erskine, Garbarek, Vitous) - 5:21
  8. "The Music of My People" (Erskine) - 3:42
  • Recorded at Rainbow Studio in Oslo, Norway in January 1991

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 30, 2011
  2. ^ a b Anderson, R.Allmusic Review accessed September 30, 2011