Blues at Carnegie Hall

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Blues at Carnegie Hall
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Live album by Modern Jazz Quartet
Released 1966
Recorded April 27, 1966
Carnegie Hall, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 42:33
Label Atlantic 1468
Producer Nesuhi Ertegun
Modern Jazz Quartet chronology
Concert in Japan '66
Blues at Carnegie Hall
Place Vendôme
Milt Jackson chronology
Concert in Japan '66
Blues at Carnegie Hall
Place Vendôme
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Blues at Carnegie Hall is a live album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded at Carnegie Hall in 1966 at a benefit concert presented by The Manhattan School of Music and released on the Atlantic label.[3]


The Allmusic review stated "This predictable but consistently swinging set is particularly recommended to fans of vibraphonist Milt Jackson".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Lewis except as indicated

  1. "Pyramid (Blues For Junior)" (Ray Brown) - 7:48
  2. "The Cylinder" (Milt Jackson) - 4:56
  3. "Really True Blues" (Jackson) - 4:28
  4. "Ralph's New Blues" (Jackson) - 5:39
  5. "Monterey Mist" (Jackson) - 4:09
  6. "Home" - 3:56
  7. "Blues Milanese" - 6:13
  8. "Bags' Groove" (Jackson) - 4:13



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 31, 2012
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 143. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Modern Jazz Quartet discography accessed May 31, 2012