RECORD STORE DAY 2016 > Modern Jazz Quartet - The Quartet

Modern Jazz Quartet

The Quartet

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Event: RECORD STORE DAY 2016
Release Date: 4/16/2016
Format: LP
Label: SAVOY
Quantity: 1500
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

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These seminal recordings, originally billed as ‘The Milt Jackson Quartet’ launched what soon became ‘The Modern Jazz Quartet’. Comprised of Milt Jackson, John Lewis, Percy Heath and Kenny Clarke, “Beginnings” features two of MJQ’s timeless signature pieces, “Bluesology” and “Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise” -- premiered during these heralded 1951-’52 recording sessions.