The John Lewis Piano

The John Lewis Piano is an album by pianist and composer John Lewis recorded for the Atlantic label.[1]

The John Lewis Piano
Studio album by
Released1957
RecordedJuly 30, 1956, February 21 and August 24, 1957
NYC and the Music Inn in Lenox, MA
GenreJazz
Length36:06
LabelAtlantic
SD 1272
ProducerNesuhi Ertegun
John Lewis chronology
Afternoon in Paris
(1957)
The John Lewis Piano
(1957)
European Windows
(1958)

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating it contains "introverted interpretations" of "thoughtful and introspective selections".[2]

Track listing

All compositions by John Lewis except as indicated

  1. "Harlequin" - 5:14
  2. "Little Girl Blue" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 4:30
  3. "The Bad and the Beautiful" (David Raksin) - 4:16
  4. "D and E" - 4:19
  5. "It Never Entered My Mind" (Rodgers, Hart) - 3:36
  6. "Warmeland" (Traditional) - 4:41
  7. "Two Lyric Pieces: a) Pierrot, b) Colombine" - 10:58

Personnel

References

  1. Atlantic Records Catalog: 1200 series accessed September 11, 2015
  2. Yanow, Scott. The John Lewis Piano – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved September 11, 2015.
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