Summertime - Various - The Jazz Soul Of Porgy & Bess (Vinyl, LP)
Label: Heliodor - 474 009 • Format: Vinyl LP, Mono • Country: Germany • Genre: Jazz •
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The Modern Jazz Quartet, a group legendary for it's feats during their heyday in the cool bop period of jazz music, shares with the listener a brilliant effort encompassing their impression of composer George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess."Acclaimed by Encyclopedia Britannica as "the greatest American musical drama ever written," The Modern Jazz Quartet perform it at the highest level of creative.
The first album-length jazz adaptation of “Porgy and Bess” was also the most elaborate. Bethlehem’s all-star recording was originally issued as a 3-LP set, and presented the opera with nearly all of its themes and dramatic action intact. Only the recitatives and a few minor arias were cut, and the gaps were filled with narration.
Talented jazz arranger Bill Potts got together a brilliant lineup of musicians to play and record his arrangement of George Gershwin's operatic masterpiece, Porgy and Bess. Charlie Shavers, Harry Edison and Art Farmer were among the blazing trumpet section, with Zoot Sims playing a scintillating tenor sax and the ever-inventive Bill Evans on /5(8).
While not the first “Porgy & Bess” concept album, Ella & Louis’ version is one of the best. Both were in top vocal form at the time of the recording, and while Louis’ trumpet chops were not as strong as they had been in years past, he could still perform stunning solos. On “Summertime”, Russ Garcia’s arrangement adds a few subtle.
Sep 01, · As jazz writer and arranger Bob Belden notes, Davis and Evans' Porgy and Bess showed more signs of the stripped-down, modal approach Davis had employed on his Milestones LP, and that would achieve.
I'm not a connoisseur of jazz, but I heard one of the tracks from this album on the radio and had to hear more. It is a fantastic recording, and shows why so many people have been so devoted to jazz. Porgy & Bess is an all-time classic, of course, but I was more familiar with the original Gershwin arrangement/5(14).
In the early 90's, Joe Henderson "reappeared" as a major star on the jazz scene with a Grammy winning tribute album to Billy Strayhorn. Since then, his new label, Verve, has released a steady stream of well received theme albums by Henderson, and the latest addition to that series is Henderson's attempt at the Gershwins' Porgy & grenopgezabonlajanzworlturotve.xyzinfo the fairly traditional Strayhorn tribute, Henderson.
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