Modern Jazz Quartet, The

Fontessa + No Sun in Venice (EJC 55424)

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1957

Fontessa + No Sun in Venice

Modern Jazz Quartet, The

Essential Jazz Classics

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EJC 119866

EJC 55424

JAZZ

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Fontessa + No Sun in Venice

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This CD compiles two of The Modern Jazz Quartet’s most highly acclaimed albums in this entirety: Fontessa and No Sun In Venice (originally released under the title One Never Knows

(Originally Atlantic)
JOHN LEWIS (p)
MILT JACKSON (vib)
PERCY HEATH (b)
CONNIE KAY (d)

[1-7] Fontessa:
New Jersey & New York January 22 & February 14, 1956.

"The MJQ installed in modern jazz a plausible middle path between expressionism and impressionism.”
Jorge García on Fontessa, from the 1993 book The 100 Best Jazz Albums

[8-13] No Sun in Venice:
New York, April 4, 1957.

“This film score ingeniously manages to be both effective in context and strong enough to stand on its own.”
- Martin Williams, 1957 review of No Sun in Venice, Down Beat*****

Tracks: 1. Versailles (Port De Versailles), 2. Angel Eyes, 3. Fontessa, 4. Over The Rainbow, 5. Bluesology, 6. Willow Weep For Me, 7. Woody ’N You, 8. The Golden Striker, 9. One Never Knows, 10. The Rose Truc, 11. Cortege, 12. Venice, 13. Three Windows.

Total Time: 73:21

Includes 20 -page booklet