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9 thoughts on “ Romaine - The Modern Jazz Quartet - The Early Years (Vinyl, LP)

  1. Spanning one of the few transitional periods for the Modern Jazz Quartet when Connie Kay replaced Kenny Clarke as the group's drummer, The Artistry of the Modern Jazz Quartet covers the years from By this point in the group's career, John Lewis was largely overseeing the quartet's repertoire, penning the bulk of the original material. Indeed, on The Artistry Of, .
  2. The Modern Jazz Quartet & Guests: The Jimmy Giuffre Three* & The Beaux Arts String Quartet* - Third Stream Music (Album) 27 versions Atlantic ATL, ATLP
  3. The Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) was a jazz combo established in that played music influenced by classical, cool jazz, blues and verlodeveganodelandcodoubsiobel.coinfo most of its history the Quartet consisted of John Lewis (piano), Milt Jackson (vibraphone), Percy Heath (double bass), and Connie Kay (drums). The group grew out of the rhythm section of Dizzy Gillespie's big band from to .
  4. Buy Lonely Woman (LP) by The Modern Jazz Quartet (LP $). Amoeba Music. Ships Free in the U.S.
  5. I first heard this album back in the early sixties and re-acquainted myself with it by buying a rather scratchy LP version on Ebay some years ago. Buying the CD version was a good move. Although this direction in music turned out to be cul-de-sac it was an honest attempt at combining the modern classical style with jazz/5(20).
  6. Buy Bonn, Beethovenhalle (LP) by The Modern Jazz Quartet (LP $). Amoeba Music. Ships Free in the U.S.
  7. Jazz at Massey Hall is a live jazz album featuring a performance by "The Quintet" given on at Massey Hall in verlodeveganodelandcodoubsiobel.coinfo quintet was composed of five leading 'modern' players of the day: Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, and Max verlodeveganodelandcodoubsiobel.coinfo was the only time that the five men recorded together as a unit, and it was the last recorded .
  8. The band even released an album of compositions by J.S. Bach. Like many classical composers, Lewis enjoyed writing music on themes from traditional theater, composing a series of sketches of the stock characters from the Commedia dell'Arte. The Modern Jazz Quartet captivated jazz and classical audiences until the death of drummer Connie Kay in.
  9. Oct 18,  · This magnificent quartet and virtuoso guitarist blend seamlessly through Samba, fugue, straight ahead jazz, and other examples of the best of both. With the MJQ tragically decimated, this CD is like a gift from the past, with the excitement and discovery of a new album for those who have come upon their interest in jazz in the post-LP era, or /5(41).

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