West Side Story (André Previn album)

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West Side Story
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Studio album by André Previn
Released 1959
Recorded August 24–25, 1959
Contemporary's Studio, Los Angeles
Genre Jazz
Length 38:16
Label Contemporary
M 3572
Producer Lester Koenig
André Previn chronology
André Previn Plays Songs by Jerome Kern
(1959)
West Side Story
(1959)
The Subterraneans (Soundtrack)
(1960)

West Side Story is a jazz album by pianist André Previn and his trio. Previn, along with drummer Shelly Manne and bassist Red Mitchell, chose eight compositions from the original score of the Leonard Bernstein musical West Side Story and re-arranged them in a jazz style without vocals.

Track listing[edit]

Original music by Leonard Bernstein

  1. "Something's Coming" - 2:37
  2. "Jet Song" - 4:48
  3. "Tonight" - 5:24
  4. "I Feel Pretty" - 6:47
  5. "Gee, Officer Krupke!" - 4:55
  6. "Cool" - 3:21
  7. "Maria" - 5:30
  8. "America" - 4:51

Personnel[edit]