Modern Jazz Quartet begins the recording of ‘Lonely Woman,’ an album for Atlantic (1962)

Modern Jazz Quartet’s ‘Lonely Woman’ is an album recorded on January 24, 25 & 29 and February 2, 1962 and released the same year by Atlantic.

Track Listing : 1.Lonely Woman (Ornette Coleman) – 06:20 . 2.Animal Dance (John Lewis) – 04:05 . 3.New York 19 (John Lewis) – 07:59 . 4.Belkis (John Lewis) – 03:43 . 5.Why Are You Blue? (Gary Mcfarland) – 06:34 . 6.Fugato (John Lewis) – 02:48 . 7.Lamb, Leopard (If I Were Eve) (John Lewis) – 06:25 . 8.Trieste (John Lewis) – 05:43

Musicians : Milt Jackson – Vibraphone . John Lewis – Piano . Percy Heath – Bass . Connie Kay – Drums . Modern Jazz Quartet – Band

Production : Produced By Nesuhi Ertegun Tom Dowd – Engineer . Phil Iehle – Engineer

Package : Bob Defrin – Art Direction . Ahmet Ertegun – Liner Notes . Richard Heimann – Cover Photo . Raymond Mouly – Liner Notes . Christian Steiner – Photography

Recorded On January 24, 25 & 29 And February 2, 1962.

Released In 1962 By Atlantic.

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London Jazz News
Coleman’s urgent thrum becomes strong swing. New York 19 has arco bass interleaved with the melodyand a superb piano solo recalling Art Tatum, but less flamboyant. […]

jazz.com
I have mixed feelings about this recording. The Modern Jazz Quartet comprised solid, assured performers who made some great music in their time, but the problem is getting Ornette Coleman’s original recording out of my head. […]

thrasher2809 @ RateYourMusic
I don’t know what they’ve done to “Lonely Woman“, but I really, really don’t fucking like it. That aside, this has a bit more energy than a lot of MJQ I’ve heardand the rather atonal beginning of Animal Dance surprised the hell out of me. […]

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