August 11, 2017

Big giveaway right now: a temporary free download of our first concert at the E Spot Lounge in North Hollywood.

It's peaks and valleys, and occasionally wacky experiments were diverse even for us. Much of it won't be made available on any future album. However, there is...

July 25, 2017

Dean recently finished creating an EPK / short-documentary about the Stratos Ensemble, taking place mostly during production and release of the album Accident At Clear Lake. The late bassist Doug Lunn was still in the band at that time, so this documentary is a farewel...

February 14, 2017

We are very heavy at the news of Stratos Ensemble bass player Doug Lunn's passing yesterday. Dean had the following statement prepared for his personal walls, so we are sharing it hear as well. It personifies how we feel.

Dean De Benedictis:

Just when you start counting...

January 23, 2017

The Stratos Ensemble will perform a set of music once again at the E Spot Lounge in North Hollywood, this time as a comprehensive multi-media event celebrating the release of their new album, Accident At Clear Lake.

Unlike the last event, only partially multi-media with...

December 23, 2016

Coming up two days before Christmas, the Stratos Ensemble will be playing a half-hour set of music at The Mint in Culver City, CA.

Link to the website and webpage:
http://themintla.com/artist.cfm?id=34559

December 2, 2016

Big thanks to all of you who showed up at our concert in Studio City last Wednesday. Mostly fans and friends showed up but we earned a few new ones that night, who went out of their way to make that known after the gig. That makes it all worth while to us.

Here are some...

November 11, 2016

We have a long performance coming up in Studio City (CA) this November 30th, on a Wednesday night. It will be at the E Spot Lounge, an established jazz club upstairs at Vitello's Restaurant. Our set that night will be a 1:45-minute-long musical odyssey.

And make no mist...

October 21, 2016

The newly mixed full set of music entitled "No Stranger" (given away for free on Soundcloud) is now on Youtube. It is an offering to the public from The Stratos Ensemble. The session was recorded in 2013 but was mixed recently, in 2016. As always, the music is %100 imp...

September 28, 2016

FREE GIFT:

Ever since the concert at Alva's Showroom, Dean has been mixing a full set of music by the Stratos Ensemble to give to you all as a free download. Nab it while it's there. It's to show our thanks for supporting the band!

The set is roughly 45 minutes of improv...

September 20, 2016

Our gig last Saturday actually ranks up there with some of our best performed sets ever, and the audience loved the confluence between the video art and our improvisation. Score that. 😎 Yep if you missed it you definitely missed it. 

Additionally, there was a technical...

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