John Lewis - Grand Encounter: 2 Degrees East - 3 Degrees West (2014)
Jazz | Author: SELMER | 29-10-2016, 22:08
Artist: John Lewis Title Of Album: Grand Encounter: 2 Degrees East - 3 Degrees West Year Of Release: 2014 / 1956 Label: Blue Note / Universal Country: Japan Genre: Cool Jazz Quality: FLAC (tracks + .cue, log, scans) Bitrate: Lossless Time: 35:09 min Full Size: 193 MB
1. Love Me Or Leave Me (8:24) 2. I Can't Get Started (3:36) 3. Easy Living (4:19) 4. 2 Degrees East - 3 Degrees West (6:12) 5. Skylark (3:10) 6. Almost Like Being In Love (9:28)
John Lewis - piano; Percy Heath - bass; Bill Perkins - tenor saxophone; Chico Hamilton - drums; Jim Hall - guitar.
Also reissued as 2 Degrees East, 3 Degrees West and occasionally listed under tenor saxophonist Bill Perkins' name, this classic session is the ultimate in cool jazz. Perkins' mellow tone matches quite well with the quiet but inwardly passionate playing of pianist John Lewis, guitarist Jim Hall, bassist Percy Heath, and drummer Chico Hamilton. Lewis is featured with the rhythm section on "I Can't Get Started," Hall is added for "Skylark," and the full group plays three standards plus Lewis' memorable (and atmospheric) "2 Degrees East, 3 Degrees West." -- Scott Yanow
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