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The Complete Last Concert

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Released  1988
Artist  Modern Jazz Quartet
Producer  İlhan Mimaroğlu
Genre  Jazz
Length  148:05
Release date  1988
Label  Atlantic Jazz
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Recorded  November 25, 1974 Avery Fisher Hall, New York City
The Complete Last Concert (1974)  Reunion at Budokan 1981 (1981)
The Complete Last Concert (1974)  The Milt Jackson Big 4 (1975)
Similar  Modern Jazz Quartet albums, Jazz albums

The Complete Last Concert is a double CD live album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded at Avery Fisher Hall in 1974 and released on the Atlantic label originally as a double album The Last Concert (1975) and More from the Last Concert (1981) before the complete edition was released in 1988.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review stated "The Modern Jazz Quartet broke up after the concert documented on this double CD. It would be nearly seven years before the group got back together again but it certainly went out on top".

Track listing

All compositions by John Lewis except as indicated

Disc One:

  1. "Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg) - 6:25
  2. "The Cylinder" (Milt Jackson) - 5:28
  3. "Summertime" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) - 7:49
  4. "Really True Blues" (Jackson) - 5:27
  5. "What's New?" (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) - 7:12
  6. "Blues in A Minor" - 7:46
  7. "Confirmation" (Charlie Parker) - 4:53
  8. "'Round Midnight" (Thelonious Monk) - 7:34
  9. "A Night in Tunisia" (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) - 5:21
  10. "Tears from the Children" (Johann Sebastian Bach) - 5:00
  11. "Blues in H (B)" (Jackson) - 5:28
  12. "England's Carol" - 5:42

Disc Two:

  1. "The Golden Striker" - 5:26
  2. "One Never Knows" - 7:23
  3. "Trav'lin'" - 5:38
  4. "Skating in Central Park" - 6:32
  5. "The Legendary Profile" (Jackson) - 4:30
  6. "Concierto de Aranjuez" (Joaquín Rodrigo) - 10:50
  7. "The Jasmin Tree" - 4:05
  8. "In Memoriam" - 16:47
  9. "Django" - 6:09
  10. "Bags' Groove" (Jackson) - 6:40

Personnel

  • Milt Jackson - vibraphone
  • John Lewis - piano
  • Percy Heath - bass
  • Connie Kay - drums
  • Songs

    1Softly as in a Morning Sunrise6:27
    2The Cylinder5:30
    3Summertime7:51

    References

    The Complete Last Concert Wikipedia


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