In Memoriam (Modern Jazz Quartet album)

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In Memoriam
Studio album by Modern Jazz Quartet
Released 1974
Recorded November 5 & 6, 1973
CBS Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 33:51
Label Little David LD 3001
Producer John Lewis and Teo Macero
Modern Jazz Quartet chronology
The Legendary Profile
In Memoriam
Blues on Bach
Milt Jackson chronology
In Memoriam
Blues on Bach
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

In Memoriam is an album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet recorded in 1973 and released on the Little David label.[2]


The Allmusic review stated "The MJQ is accompanied by an orchestra conducted by Maurice Peress and despite some stimulating moments, the music is often quite dry. It's one of the classic group's lesser releases".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Lewis except as indicated

  1. "In Memoriam - First Movement" - 8:40
  2. "In Memoriam - Second Movement" 9:03
  3. "Jazz Ostinato" - 6:19
  4. "Adagio from the Guitar Concerto: Concerto de Aranjuez" (Joaquín Rodrigo) - 9:49



  1. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed June 1, 2012
  2. ^ Modern Jazz Quartet discography accessed June 1, 2012