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The Music of John Lewis

In 2013, when the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis set out to celebrate the esteemed pianist and composer, they teamed up with then rising star Jon Batiste. The bandleader of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and a prodigious pianist in his own right, Batiste joined the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to tackle some of Lewis’s most iconic tunes during a sold-out concert in Rose Theater, the House of Swing.

The Music of John Lewis

Album Info

Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis featuring Jon Batiste
Release Date March 24th, 2017
Recording Date January 19, 2013
Record Label Blue Engine Records
Catalogue Number BE0008
Formats CD, Digital Download
Genre Jazz at Lincoln Center Recordings

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Track Listing

Track Length Preview
2 Degrees East, 3 Degrees West 7:08 Play
Animal Dance 3:55 Play
Django 4:52 Play
Jon Batiste Introduces the Band 1:03 Play
Delaunay’s Dilemma 5:03 Play
La Cantatrice (from The Comedy) 5:08 Play
Piazza Navona (from The Comedy) 6:35 Play
Pulcinella (from The Comedy) 4:07 Play
Spanish Steps (from The Comedy) 4:49 Play
Wynton Marsalis Discusses John Lewis 1:40 Play
Two Bass Hit 6:45 Play

Credits

1. 2 Degrees East, 3 Degrees West (7:08)
M J Q Music Inc (BMI)
Composed by John Lewis
Soloists: Victor Goines – clarinet Doug Wamble – guitar
Jon Batiste – piano

2. Animal Dance (3:55)
M J Q Music Inc (BMI)
Composed and arranged by John Lewis
Soloist: Jon Batiste – piano

2. Animal Dance (3:55)
M J Q Music Inc (BMI)
Composed and arranged by John Lewis
Soloist: Jon Batiste (piano)

3. Django (4:52)
M J Q Music Inc (BMI)
Composed by John Lewis
Soloist: Jon Batiste (piano)

4. Jon Batiste Introduces the Band (1:03)

5. Delaunay’s Dilemma (5:23)
M J Q Music Inc (BMI)
Composed and arranged by John Lewis
Soloists:
Wynton Marsalis – trumpet
Ted Nash – alto saxophone
Chris Crenshaw – trombone

6. La Cantatrice (from The Comedy) (5:08)
M J Q Music Inc (BMI)
Composed and arranged by John Lewis Adapted by David Berger
Soloist: Jon Batiste – piano

7. Piazza Navona (from The Comedy) (6:35)
M J Q Music Inc (BMI)
Composed and arranged by John Lewis Adapted by David Berger
Soloists: Wynton Marsalis – trumpet
Jon Batiste – piano

8. Pulcinella (from The Comedy) (4:07)
M J Q Music Inc (BMI)
Composed and arranged by John Lewis Adapted by David Berger
Soloists: Jon Batiste – piano

9. Spanish Steps (from The Comedy) (4:49)
M J Q Music Inc (BMI)
Composed and arranged by John Lewis Adapted by David Berger
Soloist: Jon Batiste – piano

10. Wynton Marsalis Discusses John Lewis (1:40)

11. Two Bass Hit (6:45)
M J Q Music (BMI)
Composed by John Lewis
Arranged by John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie and Gil Fuller
Soloists: Carlos Henriquez – bass
Wynton Marsalis – trumpet
Jon Batiste – piano

SPECIAL GUESTS
Howard Johnson – tuba (tracks 2, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Doug Wamble – guitar (tracks 1, 2)

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