EITHER ORCHESTRA

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Since the band's inception in 1985, the guiding force behind Either/Orchestra has always been composer and tenor/soprano saxophonist Russ Gershon. Under Gershon's leadership, the ensemble has successfully balanced serious musicianship and respect for the jazz tradition with a quirky and sometimes off-the-wall sense of humor.

Between 1987 and 1996, Either/Orchestra released six CDs on Gershon's Accurate Records label: Dial "E" (1987), Radium (1988), The Half Life of Desire (1990), The Calculus of Pleasure (1992), The Brunt (1994), and Across the Omniverse (1996), a ten-year retrospective of previously unreleased material.

Gershon trumpeter Tom Halter and trombonist Russell Jewell are present throughout all of these recordings; alto/baritone saxophonist Charlie Kohlhase is also an important ongoing E/O member who made his first appearance on Radium. As the band underwent various personnel changes during its first decade, several noted musicians came and went, including keyboardist John Medeski, drummer Matt Wilson, trombonists
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EITHER ORCHESTRA Dial 'E' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dial 'E'
Progressive Big Band 1987
EITHER ORCHESTRA Radium album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Radium
Progressive Big Band 1988
EITHER ORCHESTRA The Half-Life of Desire album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Half-Life of Desire
Progressive Big Band 1990
EITHER ORCHESTRA The Calculus of Pleasure album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Calculus of Pleasure
Progressive Big Band 1992
EITHER ORCHESTRA The Brunt album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Brunt
Progressive Big Band 1994
EITHER ORCHESTRA Across The Universe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Across The Universe
Progressive Big Band 1996
EITHER ORCHESTRA More Beautiful Than Death album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
More Beautiful Than Death
Progressive Big Band 2000
EITHER ORCHESTRA Afro-Cubism album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afro-Cubism
Progressive Big Band 2002
EITHER ORCHESTRA Neo-Modernism album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Neo-Modernism
Progressive Big Band 2003
EITHER ORCHESTRA Mood Music for Time Travellers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mood Music for Time Travellers
Progressive Big Band 2010

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Ethiopiques 20: Live in Addis
Progressive Big Band 2005

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