The Record Collection

George Russell Sextet: Ezz-thetics (1961)

Riverside RLP 375
Original Jazz Classics OJC-070
Riverside Records – 0888072301887

Track list:

01 – Ezz-thetics
02 – Nardis
03 – Lydiot
04 – Thoughts
05 – Honesty
06 – ‘Round Midnight
+bonus tracks (not on original LP)
07 – Kige’s Tune (tk 2)
08 – Kige’s Tune (tk 5)

Personnel:

Don Ellis – trumpet
Dave Baker – trombone
Eric Dolphy – alto sax, bass clarinet (#2,4)
George Russell – piano, arranger
Stephen Swallow – bass
Joe Hunt – drums

Recorded: Plaza Sound Studios, New York City; May 8, 1961

Original Album producer: Orrin Keepnews
Recording engineer: Ray Fowler

Liner notes (original): Martin Williams
Liner notes (2007): Orrin Keepnews

Album design: Ken Deardoff
Back-liner photos: Steve Schapiro

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