Modern Jazz Quartet, The

Fontessa (4260019715456)

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Fontessa

Modern Jazz Quartet, The

Speakers Corner

4260019715456

LPS 151744

4260019715456

JAZZ

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LP 23,96 €

4 1/2 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE

This LP has a particularly strong all-around set by the Modern Jazz Quartet. While John Lewis' "Versailles" and an 11-minute "Fontessa" show the seriousness of the group (and the influence of Western classical music), other pieces (such as "Bluesology," "Woody 'N You" and a pair of ballads) look toward the group's roots in bop and permit the band to swing hard.

PERSONNEL:

JOHN LEWIS, piano
MILT JACKSON, vibes
PERCY HEATHM bass
CONNIE KAY, drums

New York, January 22, 1956.

SIDE A:

01. Versailles (Porte De Versailles)
02. Angel Eyes
03. Fontessa

SIDE B:

01. Over The Rainbow
02. Bluesology
03. Willow Weep For Me
04. Woodyn You