Bluesology: The Modern Jazz Quartet Anthology

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
This two-disc collection, Bluesology: The Modern Jazz Quartet Anthology, brings together tracks recorded by the influential jazz ensemble from throughout their time with Atlantic Records. A sophisticated chamber jazz ensemble centered around pianist John Lewis, the Modern Jazz Quartet became known for its compositional, classical-influenced approach to jazz that nonetheless retained plenty of swinging improvisation. Bluesology provides a superb overview of the group's career from the '50s through the '70s.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
This two-disc collection, Bluesology: The Modern Jazz Quartet Anthology, brings together tracks recorded by the influential jazz ensemble from throughout their time with Atlantic Records. A sophisticated chamber jazz ensemble centered around pianist John Lewis, the Modern Jazz Quartet became known for its compositional, classical-influenced approach to jazz that nonetheless retained plenty of swinging improvisation. Bluesology provides a superb overview of the group's career from the '50s through the '70s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/20/2009
  • Label: Warner Bros Uk
  • UPC: 603497968831
  • Catalog Number: 9796883
  • Sales rank: 6,299

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Bluesology (5:06)
  2. 2 The Golden Striker (3:38)
  3. 3 Bags' Groove (5:41)
  4. 4 De Capo (3:43)
  5. 5 Vendome (2:30)
  6. 6 Django (4:37)
  7. 7 England's Carol (6:21)
  8. 8 Lonely Woman (6:17)
  9. 9 Animal Dance (4:03)
  10. 10 The Sheriff (2:39)
  11. 11 Bachianas Brasileiras (5:42)
  12. 12 Walkin' Stomp (4:40)
  13. 13 Precious Joy (3:15)
  14. 14 For Ellington (8:12)
Disc 2
  1. 1 A Fugue for Music Inn (4:44)
  2. 2 Fun (5:33)
  3. 3 Night in Tunisia - Sonny Rollins (7:06)
  4. 4 I Remember Clifford (5:14)
  5. 5 Midsömmer (4:59)
  6. 6 Winter Tale (5:01)
  7. 7 Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise (6:25)
  8. 8 'Round Midnight (7:15)
  9. 9 Skating in Central Park (6:27)
  10. 10 Blues in the Bergerie (6:51)
  11. 11 Romance (7:24)
  12. 12 The Trip (3:47)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Modern Jazz Quartet Primary Artist
Jimmy Giuffre Clarinet, Guest Appearance
Jim Hall Guitar, Guest Appearance
Milt Jackson Vibes
John Lewis Piano
Sonny Rollins Saxophone
Connie Kay Drums
Percy Heath Bass
Ralph Pena Bass, Guest Appearance
Jimmy Giuffre 3 Guest Appearance
John G. Lewis Piano
Gunter Shuller Conductor
Gunter Shuller Conductor
Technical Credits
Sigmund Romberg Composer
Heitor Villa-Lobos Composer
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
Jimmy Giuffre Composer
Milt Jackson Composer
John Lewis Composer
Cootie Williams Composer
Raymond Fol Arranger
Ornette Coleman Composer
Benny Golson Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Jon Hendricks Composer
Thelonious Monk Composer
Frank Paparelli Composer
Giovanni Scatola Mastering
Traditional Composer
Kevin Le Gendre Liner Notes
Bernard D. Hanigen Composer
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