The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn

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The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn
Live album by Modern Jazz Quartet
Released 1956
Recorded August 28, 1956
The Music Inn, Lenox, Massachusetts
Genre Jazz
Length 40:15
Label Atlantic 1247
Producer Nesuhi Ertegun
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Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn is a live album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded in Lenox, Massachusetts in 1956, with guest artist Jimmy Giuffre appearing on three numbers, and released on the Atlantic label.[2]


The Allmusic review stated "This is a worthwhile outing".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Lewis except as indicated

  1. "Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess" (George Gershwin) - 4:27
  2. "A Fugue for Music Inn" - 4:42
  3. "Two Degrees East, Three Degrees West" - 7:04
  4. "Serenade" (David Raksin) - 2:55
  5. "Fun" (Jimmy Giuffre) - 5:30
  6. "Sun Dance" - 4:14
  7. "The Man That Got Away" (Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin) - 3:32
  8. "A Morning in Paris" - 2:51
  9. "Variation No. 1 on "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" - 5:00
  • Recorded at The Music Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts on August 28, 1956



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 30, 2012
  2. ^ Modern Jazz Quartet discography accessed May 29, 2012