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War Orphans is an album by Swedish pianist Bobo Stenson recorded in 1997 and released on the ECM label.[1]

War Orphans
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Studio album by
Released1998
RecordedMay 1997
GenreJazz
Length54:36
LabelECM
ProducerManfred Eicher
Bobo Stenson chronology
Reflections
(1993)
War Orphans
(1998)
Serenity
(1999)

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars stating "While the last Bobo Stenson Trio offering found the band cohesively searching for a new harmonic language together and separately as composers, on War Orphans they seem to have found it".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Anders Jormin except as indicated
  1. "Oleo de Mujer Con Sombrero" (Silvio Rodríguez) - 8:32
  2. "Natt" - 8:10
  3. "All My Life" (Ornette Coleman) - 6:25
  4. "Eleventh of January" - 5:58
  5. "War Orphans" (Coleman) - 6:17
  6. "Sediment" (Jormin) 5:22
  7. "Bengali Blue" (Bobo Stenson) 8:18
  8. "Melancholia" (Duke Ellington) - 5:28
  • Recorded at the Rainbow Studio in Oslo, Norway in May 1997

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed October 11, 2011
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed October 11, 2011

See alsoEdit