European Encounter

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European Encounter
European Encounter.jpg
Studio album by John Lewis & Svend Asmussen
Released 1962
Recorded July 2 & 3, 1962
Como Studio in Stockholm, Sweden.
Genre Jazz
Length 39:12
Label Atlantic
SD 1392
Producer John Lewis
John Lewis chronology
Original Sin
(1961)
European Encounter
(1962)
Animal Dance
(1962)

European Encounter is an album by American pianist and composer John Lewis and Danish violinist Svend Asmussen recorded for the Atlantic label in 1962.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "Asmussen fits in well with Lewis and brings a solid sense of swing to the somewhat complex music".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Lewis except as indicated

  1. "If I Were Eve" - 5:45
  2. "Winter Tale" - 5:43
  3. "Slater's Theme" - 3:33
  4. "Valeria" - 5:22
  5. "Lonely Woman" (Ornette Coleman) - 8:13
  6. "Django" - 3:40
  7. "New York 19" - 7:28

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atlantic Records Catalog: 1300 series accessed September 21, 2015
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. European Encounter – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved September 21, 2015.