Friday, July 8, 2016

George Russell – Ezz-thetic (1956) { LP - RCA Victor – PL 42187}

Alto Saxophone – Hal McKusick (tracks: A1 to A6, B2, B6)
Bass – Milt Hinton (tracks: A1 to A6, B2, B6), Teddy Kotick (tracks: B1 to B5)
Composed By – George Russell
Drums – Joe Harris (3) (tracks: A1 to A4), Osie Johnson (tracks: B1, B3 to B5), Paul Motian (tracks: A5, A6, B2, B6)
Guitar – Barry Galbraith
Piano – Bill Evans
Trumpet – Art Farmer

Side A:
A1. Ye Hypocrite, Ye Beelzebub 3:49
A2. Jack's Blues 3:44
A3. Livingstone I Presume 3:24
A4. Ezz-Thetic 5:12
A5. Night Sound 3:53
A6. Round Johnny Rondo 3:28

Side B:
B1. Fellow Delegates 5:37
B2. Witch Hunt 3:47
B3. The Sad Sergeant 3:24
B4. Khights Of The Steamtable 2:34
B5. Ballad Of Hix Blewitt 3:15
B6. Concerto For Billy The Kid 4:42

Recorded at Webster Hall, New York City.
Tracks A1-A4 recorded March 31, 1956.
Tracks A5, A6, B2,B4,B6 recorded October 17, 1956.
Tracks B1, B3-B5 recorded December 21, 1956.


  1. Not to be mistaken with the 1961 "Ezz-Thetics" recording this one is a vinyl reissue of The RCA Victor Jazz Workshop (1956).

    George Russell – Ezz-thetic (1956) {LP - RCA Victor – PL 42187}:

  2. Many thanks, Uri. I haven't this album

  3. This is the French version of "Jazz Workshop", not the same as the later album "Ezz-thetics" -