The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2

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The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2
Live album by Modern Jazz Quartet
Released 1959
Recorded August 3 & 31, 1958
The Music Inn, Lenox, Massachusetts
Genre Jazz
Length 40:02
Label Atlantic 1299
Producer Nesuhi Ertegun
Modern Jazz Quartet chronology
The Modern Jazz Quartet and the Oscar Peterson Trio at the Opera House
(1957)
The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2
(1958)
Pyramid
(1959-60)
Milt Jackson chronology
The Modern Jazz Quartet and the Oscar Peterson Trio at the Opera House
(1957)
The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2
(1958)
Bean Bags
(1958)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2 is a live album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded in Lenox, Massachusetts in 1958, with guest artist Sonny Rollins appearing on two numbers, and released on the Atlantic label.[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review stated "To say that this set works is an understatement. It is a highlight of the group's storied career on Atlantic".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Lewis except as indicated

  1. "Medley: Stardust/I Can't Get Started/Lover Man" (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish/Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin/Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman) - 8:15
  2. "Yardbird Suite" (Charlie Parker) - 5:14
  3. "Midsömmer" - 7:02
  4. "Festival Sketch" - 3:44
  5. "Bags' Groove" (Milt Jackson) - 8:38
  6. "Night in Tunisia" (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) - 7:03
  • Recorded at The Music Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts on August 3 (tracks 1-4) and August 31 (tracks 5 & 6), 1958

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed May 29, 2012
  2. ^ Modern Jazz Quartet discography accessed May 29, 2012