War Orphans

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War Orphans
War Orphans.jpg
Studio album by Bobo Stenson
Released 1998
Recorded May 1997
Genre Jazz
Length 54:36
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Bobo Stenson chronology
War Orphans

War Orphans is an album by Swedish pianist Bobo Stenson recorded in 1997 and released on the ECM label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars stating "While the last Bobo Stenson Trio offering found the band cohesively searching for a new harmonic language together and separately as composers, on War Orphans they seem to have found it".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Anders Jormin except as indicated
  1. "Oleo de Mujer Con Sombrero" (Silvio Rodríguez) - 8:32
  2. "Natt" - 8:10
  3. "All My Life" (Ornette Coleman) - 6:25
  4. "Eleventh of January" - 5:58
  5. "War Orphans" (Coleman) - 6:17
  6. "Sediment" (Jormin) 5:22
  7. "Bengali Blue" (Bobo Stenson) 8:18
  8. "Melancholia" (Duke Ellington) - 5:28
  • Recorded at the Rainbow Studio in Oslo, Norway in May 1997



  1. ^ ECM discography accessed October 11, 2011
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed October 11, 2011

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