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The Modern Jazz Quartet - Under The Jasmin Tree album mp3
Album:
Under The Jasmin Tree
Style:
Bop, Cool Jazz
Released:
1968
FLAC vers. size:
1348 mb
MP3 vers. size:
1677 mb
WMA vers. size:
1436 mb
Other formats
MMF AIFF AA VQF MMF AU AC3
Rating:
4.2 ★
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685

Under the Jasmin Tree is an album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded in 1967 and released on the Apple label. The album was the fourth release on the Beatles' new label and the MJQ were the only jazz act to record for the label. All compositions by John Lewis.

Calm/Peaceful Reserved. The Modern Jazz Quartet. Under the Jasmin Tree. A more unlikely match of artists and label you will rarely find - the dignified, classically influenced, indelibly Afro-American Modern Jazz Quartet and the Beatles' Apple Corps, Ltd. But Apple in its Rocking '60s heyday was one of the most daringly eclectic labels on the scene, and as the sole jazz act on the roster, the MJQ was given complete.

Under the Jasmin Tree is an album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded in 1967 and released on the Apple label Under the Jasmin Tree. Studio album by. Modern Jazz Quartet. The Republic of Ireland released eight Apple singles in 1970−71, six of which had unique catalogue numbers. Connie Kay. Conrad Henry Kirnon (April 27, 1927 – November 30, 1994) known professionally as Connie Kay, was an American jazz and R&B drummer who was a member of the Modern Jazz Quartet. Self-taught on drums, he began performing in Los Angeles in the mid-1940s.

The Modern Jazz Quartet. Exclusive Prime pricing. Under The Jasmin Tree, Space. In 1968, the LP, Under the Jasmin Tree, introduced me to MJQ. I soon obtained other recordings of this unique chamber jazz ensemble, but while all were very good indeed, none had the spark of this first album, and I purchased the remastered CD in 1993. This album was merely 35 minutes in duration. The second half of this present compilation, Space, does not match the verve and originality of the first. Venus is too spacey, Mars is just OK, the adagio of Concerto de Aranjuez was and remains overdone, and this version is not especially good.

Apple's 2010 reissue of the Modern Jazz Quartet's recordings for the label pairs 1968's Under the Jasmin Tree and 1969's Space, adding a previously unreleased version of "Yesterday" as a bonus track. Audio Remasterers: Sam Okell; Alex Wharton. Liner Note Author: Andy Davis. Recording information: Trident Studios, London

Tracklist

A1 The Blue Necklace 4:52
A2 Three Little Feelings (Part I) 3:48
A3 Three Little Feelings (Part II) 4:59
A4 Three Little Feelings (Part III) 5:18
B1 Exposure 9:17
B2 The Jasmin Tree 5:10

Companies, etc.

  • Licensed From – Apple Records
  • Record Company – World Record International

Credits

  • Bass – Percy Heath
  • Drums – Connie Kay
  • Piano, Written-By, Composed By – John Lewis
  • Vibraphone – Milt Jackson

Notes

Re-issue of 1968 Apple LP, by the World Record Club, pressed and released in New Zealand. Cover basically same as original Apple release in New Zealand (and rest of world),but of lesser quality, with the variant in label information on rear. Black/orange strobe label, with "stereo" absent from the top. The address combination, along with evidence from other New Zealand (and Australian) WRC releases of the time, strongly suggests early 1973 as the date of issue. "SLZ.8485" on labels, "SLZ 8485" on rear of sleeve.

World Record International:
14 Customs St, Auckland
71 Manners Street Wellington
Transport Centre, Lower Hutt
698 Columbo Street, Christchurch
261 George Street, Dunedin

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 label): (SAPCOR.4A)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 label): (SAPCOR.4B)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side 1): SAPCOR 4A - 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side 2): SAPCOR 4B - 1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SAPCOR 4 The Modern Jazz Quartet Under The Jasmin Tree ‎(LP) Apple Records SAPCOR 4 UK 1968
SAPX 340864 The Modern Jazz Quartet Under The Jasmin Tree ‎(LP) Apple Records SAPX 340864 France 1968
SAPCOR 4 The Modern Jazz Quartet Under The Jasmin Tree ‎(LP, Album) Apple Records SAPCOR 4 Netherlands 1968
ST 3353, ST-3353 The Modern Jazz Quartet Under The Jasmin Tree ‎(LP, Album) Apple Records, Apple Records ST 3353, ST-3353 US 1969
CD SAPOR 4, 0777 7 97582 2 7 The Modern Jazz Quartet Under The Jasmin Tree ‎(CD, Album) Apple Records, Apple Records CD SAPOR 4, 0777 7 97582 2 7 UK & Europe 1993