April 22, 2020

There is a cool and interesting Internet radio DJ who’s been playing music by the Stratos Ensemble fairly regularly. His name is Guy Guden, and his show is called Space Pirate Radio. The show kind of melds newer and older progressive and electronic instrumental music w...

February 27, 2020

Fans in LA who have been waiting for us to perform again will be happy to know that we are scheduled to return to the stage this April 23rd, 2020. We will play two 1-hour sets, starting at around 8pm and going until around 11pm. The gig will be in Sunland CA, at a smal...

March 14, 2019

One of our best full sets of improvised, spacey, progressive jazz/fusion has been recently taken from our archives, mixed, mastered and posted online. It’s currently up on SoundCloud, and clocks in at just under two-hours. Much like our album release with Subversive El...

October 11, 2018

Perhaps we are clueless about marketing, and thus we are too nice, constantly giving away our new material for free in the spirit of art and in spite of proper compensation; or perhaps we are an underrated outfit that tries to leave our mark as effectively as possible...

September 29, 2018

We have another newly mixed Stratos Ensemble track here, available for free download if you go directly to the SC page and click the download icon. High quality mp3. Click the image below to visit the Soundcloud page for the track.

Description: This piece was recently m...

August 12, 2018

Indeed it's time for another giveaway.

This one is a full piece of music called "catching up to Never" that was recently mixed and resurrected from our 2014 line up. It's a powerful ambient fusion piece with just the right amount of sorrow and hope flirting throughout....

May 13, 2018

Dean recently finished cutting together one of our tracks from one of our most recent performances. It's the first live-venue video of us, for a Miles-Davis-inspired vamp we played the last time we performed together at the E Spot Lounge. The show was a full media prod...

March 26, 2018

The video of our last recording session at Clear Lake Studios is up and ready to view on Youtube. Below is Dean De Benedictis' entry for his own walls, describing it. 

ATTENTION STRATOS FANS: 
OK folks thanks for waiting. The video of the Stratos Ensemble live...

March 5, 2018

For those of you who tend to stay posted to our Facebook page, you may have noticed the posts about us recording yet again at Clear Lake Studios last week. We also attempted to broadcast the session on that same FB page using Facebook's live feed. Well... unfortunately...

February 2, 2018

A decent ticket-buying website made a list of their top 15 must-see bands in Los Angeles, and The Stratos Ensemble is in there! If you scroll down, we are in the lower half of the page. Read that, and the opening at the top. 

If you haven't seen us live yet... bear...

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