ORCA- taken from the term “Orcinus” described by the “father of modern taxonomy” Carl Linnaeus in 1758 to describe the sophisticated, mysterious, intelligent Killer Whale. STRATUM- a group into which members of a population are categorised.
Heartfelt, cinematic oeuvre swayed by jazz, blues, classical, soul, african, UK left field musical traditions. “Melancholic harmony with a powerful tensity yet delicately restrained”. ORCASTRATUM’ debut album was recorded and filmed live at Dean St. studios Soho London. The album was mixed in West London’s famous Kensal Town Studios. ORCASTRATUM comprises musical concepts formed by award winning producer, engineer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist session musician, artist Glen Scott. “My stimulus transpired from a personal need to musically create and channel away from the conventions and sometimes predictiveness that plays a prominent role in mainstream music today.
Glen Scott’s credits include a large, yet impressive and diverse array of Artist such as, Mary.J.Blige, Craig David, Backstreet Boys, Eric Bibb, James Morrison, Buika, Beverley Knight, Ron Sexsmith, M-People, Cat Stevens, Dr.Robert, James Blunt, Mike Posner, Shawn Mendes to name a few.
The ORCASTRATUM ethos encourages a rotation of personnel after every album however the debut album features some of the world's most revered artists and in demand musicians Neville Malcolm-Bass, Eric Appapulay-Guitars, Ralph Salmins-Drums:
Featured artists: Eric Bibb - Vocals and Guitar (NYC), Solo Cissokho - Vocals and Kora (Senegal), Binker Golding - Saxophone (UK) and Shaneeka Simon - Guest Vocalist (UK), BERG – Guest Vocalist (Sweden)