The Modern Jazz Quartet (1957 album)

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The Modern Jazz Quartet
Studio album by Modern Jazz Quartet
Released 1957
Recorded April 5, 1957
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 40:11
Label Atlantic 1265
Producer Nesuhi Ertegun
Modern Jazz Quartet chronology
The Modern Jazz Quartet Plays No Sun in Venice
(1957)
The Modern Jazz Quartet
(1957)
The Modern Jazz Quartet and the Oscar Peterson Trio at the Opera House
(1957)
Milt Jackson chronology
The Modern Jazz Quartet Plays No Sun in Venice
(1957)
The Modern Jazz Quartet
(1957)
Bags & Flutes
(1957)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Modern Jazz Quartet is an album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded in 1957 and released on the Atlantic label.[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review stated "Despite the unassuming title, this features a fine rendition of "Night in Tunisia" and a standout "Bags Groove".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Medley: "They Say It's Wonderful"/"How Deep Is the Ocean"/"I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You"/"My Old Flame"/"Body and Soul" (Irving Berlin)/(Berlin)/(Victor Young, Ned Washington, Bing Crosby)/(Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston)/(Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 10:12
  2. "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 6:51
  3. "La Ronde: Drums" (John Lewis) - 2:08
  4. "Night in Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) - 6:08
  5. "Yesterdays" (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) - 5:08
  6. "Bags' Groove" (Milt Jackson) - 5:41
  7. "Baden-Baden" (Jackson, Ray Brown) - 4:03

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed May 30, 2012
  2. ^ Modern Jazz Quartet discography accessed May 30, 2012