Modern Jazz QuartetThe Quartet
DETAILSEvent: RECORD STORE DAY 2016
Release Date: 4/16/2016
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
These seminal recordings, originally billed as ‘The Milt Jackson Quartet’ launched what soon became ‘The Modern Jazz Quartet’. Comprised of Milt Jackson, John Lewis, Percy Heath and Kenny Clarke, “Beginnings” features two of MJQ’s timeless signature pieces, “Bluesology” and “Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise” -- premiered during these heralded 1951-’52 recording sessions.