George Russell And His Orchestra Ft. Bill Evans
Jazz In The Space Age
Label: Honey Pie Records (Italy)
Catalog: HONEY 058LP
Reissue, originally released in 1960. George Russell was one of the most advanced composers and arrangers in the history of jazz, a theorist and innovator who worked extensively between the '40s and the early 2000s. Originally released by Decca in 1960, Jazz In The Space Age was Russell's third effort under his name. A visionary work including music composed and arranged by Russell for various lineups featuring the likes of pianists Bill Evans and Paul Bley, trombonist Bob Brookmeyer, drummer Charlie Persip, and others. This is adventurous yet highly accessible music that still sounds fresh today.