1967 The Don Ellis Orchestra – Electric Bath

Electric Bath is an album by trumpeter Don Ellis recorded in 1967 and released on the Columbia label.

Electric Bath was a Grammy nominee in 1968 and that same year won “Album of the Year” in the annual Down Beat readers poll. This album was Don’s first studio recording with his big band and his first Columbia Records release. It was produced by noted jazz record producer John Hammond.


1 Indian Lady (Don Ellis) 8:11
2  Alone (Hank Levy) 5:35
3  Turkish Bath (Ron Myers) 10:31
4  Open Beauty (Don Ellis) 8:30
5  New Horizons (Don Ellis) 12:26



BassDavid Parlato
BassFrank DeLaRosa
BassRay Neapolitan
DrumsSteve Bohannon
ClavinetMike Lang
Fender RhodesMike Lang
PianoMike Lang
ClarinetRon Starr
ClarinetIra Schulman
FluteJohn Magruder
FluteRon Starr
FluteIra Schulman
PiccoloIra Schulman
SaxJoe Roccisano
SaxRuben Leon
SaxJohn Magruder
SaxRon Starr
SaxIra Schulman
TromboneDavid Sanchez
TromboneRon Myers
TromboneTerry Woodson
TrumpetDon Ellis
TrumpetAlan Weight
TrumpetBob Harmon
TrumpetEdward Warren
TrumpetGlenn Stuart
PercussionMark Stevens (2)

Liner Notes

Producer – John Hammond
Engineer – Arthur Kendy, Brian Ross-Myring

Cover Painting “Le Bain Turc” by Ingres Musée du Louvre
Liner Notes – Digby Diehl

Manufactured By – Columbia Records
Manufactured By – CBS Inc.