John Lewis

Improvised Meditations and Excursions (EJC 55451)

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1959

Improvised Meditations and Excursions

John Lewis

Essential Jazz Classics

8436028694518

EJC 122689

EJC 55451

JAZZ

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Improvised Meditations and Excursions

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INCLUDES 8 BONUS TRACKS

This edition contains John Lewis' complete 1959 album Improvised Meditations and Excursions, (Atlantic LP1313) in which the pianist abandoned his typical MJQ lineup to play relaxed trio pieces. Further tracks featuring John Lewis' piano as the primary instrument in trio and duet formats (which was a rarity for him) have been added as a bonus.

PERSONNEL:

  • [1-7] JOHN LEWIS, (p)
  • GEORGE DUVIVIER ( b, on 1-3)
  • PERCY HEATH (b, on 4-7)
  • CONNIE KAY (d)

New York, May 7 (tracks 4-7) & May 8 (tracks 1-3), 1959.

  • [8-15] BONUS TRACKS:
  • (8-9) JOHN LEWIS (p); PERCY HEATH (b); CONIE KAY (d).
  • New York, February 21, 1957.
  • (10-11) JOHN LEWIS (p); PERCY HEATH (b); CHICO HAMILTON (d).
  • JIM HALL (g) added on 11 only. Los Angeles, February 10, 1956..
  • (12-13) JOHN LEWIS (p); GEORGE DUVIVIER (b); CONIE KAY (d).
  • New York, July 29, 1960.
  • (14-15) JOHN LEWIS (p); CONIE KAY (d, on 14 only), JIM HALLl (g on 15 only).
  • Lenox, Massachusetts, August 24, 1957.

TRACKS:

  • 01. Now's The Time
  • 02. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
  • 03. Delaunay's Dilemma
  • 04. Love Me
  • 05. Yesterdays
  • 06. How Long Has This Been Going On
  • 07. September Song
  • 08. Little Girl Blue
  • 09. D&E
  • 10. I Can't Get Started
  • 11. Skylark
  • 12. I Should Care
  • 13. I Remember Clifford
  • 14. Harlequin
  • 15. Two Lyric Pieces: A) Pierrot / B) Colombine
  • TOTAL TIME: 76:25 Min