Ezz-Thetics [Bonus Tracks]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This is a true classic. Composer/pianist George Russell gathered together a very versatile group of talents (trumpeter Don Ellis, trombonist Dave Baker, Eric Dolphy on alto and bass clarinet, bassist Steve Swallow, and drummer Joe Hunt) to explore three of his originals, "'Round Midnight" (which is given an extraordinary treatment by Dolphy), Miles Davis' "Nardis," and David Baker's "Honesty." The music is post-bop and although using ideas from avant-garde jazz, it does not fall into any simple category. The improvising is at a very high level and the frameworks (which include free and stop-time sections) really inspire the players. Highly recommended. [Riverside's 2007 ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This is a true classic. Composer/pianist George Russell gathered together a very versatile group of talents (trumpeter Don Ellis, trombonist Dave Baker, Eric Dolphy on alto and bass clarinet, bassist Steve Swallow, and drummer Joe Hunt) to explore three of his originals, "'Round Midnight" (which is given an extraordinary treatment by Dolphy), Miles Davis' "Nardis," and David Baker's "Honesty." The music is post-bop and although using ideas from avant-garde jazz, it does not fall into any simple category. The improvising is at a very high level and the frameworks (which include free and stop-time sections) really inspire the players. Highly recommended. [Riverside's 2007 reissue included two bonus tracks.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/11/2007
  • Label: Riverside
  • UPC: 888072301887
  • Catalog Number: 30188
  • Sales rank: 65,657

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ezz-Thetic - George Russell Sextet (8:59)
  2. 2 Nardis - George Russell Sextet (4:40)
  3. 3 Lydiot - George Russell Sextet (8:10)
  4. 4 Thoughts - George Russell Sextet (5:36)
  5. 5 Honesty - George Russell Sextet (9:04)
  6. 6 'Round Midnight - George Russell Sextet (6:36)
  7. 7 Kige's Tune - George Russell Sextet (6:44)
  8. 8 Kige's Tune - George Russell Sextet (5:42)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
George Russell Primary Artist
Eric Dolphy Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Don Ellis Trumpet
Joe Hunt Drums
Technical Credits
Miles Davis Composer
Cootie Williams Composer
George Russell Composer
Orrin Keepnews Producer, Reissue Producer, Annotation
Thelonious Monk Composer
Dave Baker Composer
Bernie Hanighen Composer
Al Kiger Composer
Joe Tarantino Remastering
Donald Silverstein Cover Photo
Larissa Collins Art Direction
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