In Europe (Thad Jones Mel Lewis Orchestra album)

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In Europe
Live album by Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra
Released 2007
Recorded 1978 October 2 (Berlin), Germany and 1978 October 26 (Warsaw), Poland
Genre Jazz
Length 144:33

The Thad Jones Mel Lewis Orchestra In Europe is a compilation of live recordings made by the Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra in Poland and Germany in October 1978.

Release history[edit]

All tracks were previously released on one of two WestWind Jazz releases, A Touch of Class and Body and Soul.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1:

  1. "Samba Con Get Chu" (Brookmeyer) – 13:05
  2. "Quietude" – 7:36
  3. "Cecilia Is Love" (Foster) – 6:28
  4. "I Love You" (Porter) – 5:55
  5. "And I Love You So" (McLean) – 7:31
  6. "That's Freedom" (H. Jones) – 9:04
  7. "The Second Race" – 10:31
  8. "Willow Weep for Me" – 9:19

Disc 2:

  1. "Sixty First and Richard" – 12:00
  2. "Body and Soul" – 7:32
  3. "Don't Get Sassy" – 11:07
  4. "Child Is Born" – 10:17
  5. "Fingers"  – 15:38
  6. "Intimacy of the Blues" (Strayhorn) – 18:31

All songs composed by Thad Jones except as noted.

Personnel[edit]

  • Thad Jones – flugelhorn
  • Mel Lewis – drums
  • Jim McNeely – piano
  • Jasper Lundgaard – bass
  • Dick Oatts – alto saxophone
  • Steve Coleman – alto saxophone
  • Rick Perry – tenor saxophone
  • Robert Rockwell – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Davis – baritone saxophone
  • Ron Tooley – trumpet
  • Simo Salminin – trumpet
  • Irvin Stokes – trumpet
  • Larry Moss – trumpet
  • John Mosca – trombone
  • Doug Purviance – trombone
  • Lolly Bienenfeld – trombone
  • Lu Robertson – trombone

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