The Golden Striker

The Golden Striker (subtitled Music for Brass & Piano by John Lewis Conducted & Played by the Composer) is an album by third stream composer John Lewis recorded for the Atlantic label in 1960.[1]

The Golden Striker
Studio album by
Released1960
RecordedFebruary 12, 15 & 16, 1960
NYC
GenreJazz
LabelAtlantic
SD 1334
ProducerNesuhi Ertegun
John Lewis chronology
Odds Against Tomorrow (Soundtrack)
(1959)
The Golden Striker
(1960)
The Wonderful World of Jazz
(1960)

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 2 stars stating it is "One of the less interesting John Lewis "third-stream" projects" and "Although the pianist takes a few solos, the music is mostly written out and frankly rather dull".[2]

Track listing

All compositions by John Lewis

  1. "Fanfare I" - 0:38
  2. "Piazza Navona" - 6:28
  3. "Odds Against Tomorrow" - 7:45
  4. "Fanfare II" - 0:33
  5. "Pulcinella" - 4:15
  6. "Fanfare II" - 0:23
  7. "The Golden Striker" - 4:55
  8. "Piazza di Spagna" - 4:33
  9. "Fanfare I" - 0:38
  10. "La Cantatrice" - 5:03

Personnel

References

  1. Atlantic Records Catalog: 1300 series accessed September 21, 2015
  2. Yanow, Scott. The Golden Striker – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved September 21, 2015.
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