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Ezz-thetics (Keepnews Collection) [Bonus Track Version]


Download links and information about Ezz-thetics (Keepnews Collection) [Bonus Track Version] by George Russell. This album was released in 1961 and it belongs to Jazz, Avant Garde Jazz genres. It contains 8 tracks with total duration of 55:31 minutes.

Artist: George Russell
Release date: 1961
Genre: Jazz, Avant Garde Jazz
Tracks: 8
Duration: 55:31
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No. Title Length
1. Ezz-Thetic 8:59
2. Nardis 4:40
3. The Lydiot 8:10
4. Thoughts 5:36
5. Honesty 9:04
6. 'Round Midnight 6:36
7. Kige's Tune (Take 2) [Bonus Track] 6:44
8. Kige's Tune (Take 5) [Bonus Track] 5:42



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.]