Lush Life (Tete Montoliu album)

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Lush Life
Lush Life (Tete Montoliu album).jpg
Studio album by Tete Montoliu
Released 1986
Recorded September 25, 1971
Studio Bavaria Sound Studio, Munich, Germany
Genre Jazz
Length 45:16
Label SteepleChase
SCS 1216
Producer Nils Winther
Tete Montoliu chronology
That's All
(1971)That's All1971
Lush Life
(1971)
Songs for Love
(1971)Songs for Love1971

Lush Life is a solo album by pianist Tete Montoliu recorded in 1971 and released on the Danish label, SteepleChase in 1986.[1][2][3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[4]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz3/4 stars[5]

Scott Yanow of AllMusic said "this set finds the great pianist Tete Montoliu performing his fresh and virtuosic interpretations of six standards, plus two versions of Perry Robinson's "Margareta" and his own original "Dia Inolvidabli." A typically excellent and swinging set".[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Airegin" (Sonny Rollins) - 2:44
  2. "You Don't Know What Love Is" (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) - 6:04
  3. "Yesterdays" (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) - 5:34
  4. "Lush Life" (Billy Strayhorn) - 5:58
  5. "Margareta" [take 1] (Perry Robinson) - 4:22
  6. "Dia Inolvidabli" (Tete Montoliu) - 4:47
  7. "Margareta" [take 2] (Robinson) - 5:36
  8. "Willow Weep for Me" (Ann Ronell) - 4:54
  9. "Imagination" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) - 5:17

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SteepleChase Records discography, accessed June 19, 2017
  2. ^ Tete Montoliu discography, accessed June 19, 2017
  3. ^ SteepleChase Productions ApS, accessed June 19, 2017
  4. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Tete Montoliu: Lush Life – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved June 19, 2017.
  5. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1021. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.