Modern Jazz Quartet record ‘Three Windows’ with the New York Chamber Symphony (1987)

‘Three Windows’ by the Modern Jazz Quartet is an album recorded between March 16 & 20, 1987 with the New York Chamber Symphony and released the same year by Atlantic.

Track Listing : 1.Three Windows (John Lewis) – 08:13 . 2.Kansas City Breaks (John Lewis) – 06:29 . 3.Encoutner In Cagnes (John Lewis) – 12:28 . 4.Django (John Lewis) – 07:54 . 5.A Day In Dubrovnik (John Lewis) – 16:34

Musicians : Milt Jackson – Vibraphone . John Lewis – Piano, Conductor . Percy Heath – Bass . Connie Kay – Drums, Percussion . New York Chamber Symphony – Orchestra

Production : Produced By Nesuhi Ertegun . Stephen Innocenzi – Mastering . Mike Moran – Engineer

Package : Bob Defrin – Art Direction . Gary Giddins – Liner Notes . Christian Steiner – Photography

Recorded Between March 16-20, 1987.

Released In 1987 By Atlantic.


All About Jazz
… this is a group that can swing with absolute credibility, even as Kay’s avoidance of fills gives it a lighter complexion, despite Heath’s robust tone and Jackson’s paradoxically earthy solo, on an instrument equally perfect for the more ethereal, rarefied air of some of Lewis’ writing. […]

The material includes three fairly recent originals plus “Three Windows” (which blends together three themes from Lewis’s score for the French film No Sun in Venice) and the perennial “Django.” Nice music overall although this is not one of the most essential MJQ releases. […]

‘Three Windows’ by the Modern Jazz Quartet on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]M


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