John Lewis

European Encounters (CD)

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Code:
AJC-139090
Label:
AMERICAN JAZZ CLASSICS
EAN:
8436542013963
Reference:
99071
Format:
CD
Number Of Discs:
1

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2 LPs ON 1 CD EDITION

This release contains two unusual John Lewis albums in their entirety. Both LPs feature the pianist and composer accompanied by European jazz stars. European Encounter (Atlantic LP1392) showcases Lewis with Danish violinist Svend Asmussen, while Animal Dance (Atlantic LP1402) is a collaboration between the pianist and German trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff. Lewis would never record again with either of them. The last track of Animal Dance features The Zagreb Jazz Quartet, a European group modeled after John Lewis' Modern Jazz Quartet

[1-7]: European Encounter

JOHN LEWIS, piano
SVEND ASMUSSEN, violin
JIMMY WOODE, bass
STURE KALLIN, drums
Stockholm, Sweden, July 2 & 3, 1962.

4 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE
4 STARS DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE

[8-14]: Animal Dance

JOHN LEWIS, piano
ALBERT MANGELSDORFF, trombone
KARL-THEODOR GEIER, bass
SILVIJE GLOJNARIC, drums
Baden-Baden, Germany, July 30, 1962

4 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE

INCLUDES 12-PAGE BOOKLET

TRACKS:

01. If I Were Eve
02. Winter Tale
03. Slater's Theme
04. Valeria
05. Lonely Woman
06. Djang
07. New York
08. Animal Dance
09. Autumn Leaves
10. Set ‘Em Up
11. Monday In Milan
12. The Sheriff
13. Why Are You Blue
14. Ornaments