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The Modern Jazz Quartet - The Last Concert FLAC album

Performer: The Modern Jazz Quartet
Genre: Jazz
Title: The Last Concert
Country: UK
Released: 1975
Style: Contemporary Jazz
FLAC version ZIP size: 1730 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1280 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1727 mb
Rating: 4.2
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The Modern Jazz Quartet broke up after the concert documented on this double CD. It would be nearly seven years before the group got back together again but it certainly went out on top. Mostly revisiting their greatest hits, the MJQ is heard on this two-fer playing inspired versions of such songs as "Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise," "Bags' Groove," "Skating in Central Park," "Confirmation," "The Golden Striker," and, of course, "Django.

Django (Rudy Van Gelder Remaster). European Concert (Live). Paul Desmond & the Modern Jazz Quartet (Live). Paul Desmond & The Modern Jazz Quartet. Roy Eldrige & Gene Krupa & His Orchestra featuring Anita O'Day.

The Last Concert ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat). Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic. P-6321-2A, P-6321A, P-6322A.

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Summertime (Live at Lincoln Center New York City) The Modern Jazz Quartet. 4. Trav'lin' (Live at Lincoln Center New York City) Modern Jazz Quartet. The Last Concert is a live album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded at Avery Fisher Hall in 1974 and released on the Atlantic label originally as a double album The Last Concert (1975) and More from the Last Concert (1981). 192 kHz, 24-bit, 96 kHz, 24-bit PCM – Rhino Atlantic Studio Masters.

The Modern Jazz Quartet broke up after the concert documented on this double CD.

The Complete Last Concert. Label: Rhino Atlantic. Forget about the MJQ's stuffy, professorial image. The could, and did, swing like nobody's business - especially in concert. First off: drummer Connie Kaye and bassist Percy Heath made up one of the greatest rhythm sections in jazz history. Then, group leader John Lewis' lean, stabbing piano lines build a foundation for Milt Jackson - the single greatest vibraphonist in history - to solo on top of. An exciting document from a pigeonholed band.

The Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) was a jazz combo established in 1952 that played music influenced by classical, cool jazz, blues and bebop. For most of its history the Quartet consisted of John Lewis (piano), Milt Jackson (vibraphone), Percy Heath (double bass), and Connie Kay (drums). The group grew out of the rhythm section of Dizzy Gillespie's big band from 1946 to 1948, which consisted of Lewis and Jackson along with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Kenny Clarke.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
Written-By – Hammerstein*, Romberg*
A2 The Cylinder
Written-By – Jackson*
A3 Summertime
Written-By – Heyward*, Gershwin*
A4 Trav'lin' 5:39
B1 Blues In A Minor 7:47
B2 One Never Knows 7:24
B3 Bags' Groove
Written-By – Jackson*
C1 Confirmation
Written-By – Parker*
C2 'Round Midnight
Written-By – Hanighen*, Williams*, Monk*
C3 Night In Tunisia
Written-By – Gillespie*, Paparelli*
C4 The Golden Striker 5:27
D1 Skating In Central Park 6:34
D2 Django 6:12
D3 What's New?
Written-By – Haggart*, Burke*


  • Bass – Percy Heath
  • Drums – Connie Kay
  • Executive Producer – Nesuhi Ertegun
  • Piano – John Lewis
  • Producer – Ilhan Mimaroglu
  • Vibraphone – Milt Jackson
  • Written-By – Lewis* (tracks: A4, B1, B2, C4, D1, D2)


Recorded on November 25, 1974 at Avery Fisher (Philharmonic) Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, in a concert presented by Harold Leventhal.
Tracks B2 & C4 taken from Roger Vadim's film 'No Sun In Venice'.

This double vinyl release is pressed with side A and D on vinyl 1 and side B and C on vinyl 2.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
K 60098 The Modern Jazz Quartet The Last Concert ‎(2xLP) Atlantic K 60098 UK 1975
QD 2-909 The Modern Jazz Quartet The Last Concert ‎(2xLP, Quad, Gat) Atlantic QD 2-909 US 1975
FCPA 1063 The Modern Jazz Quartet M.J.Q. Vol. 2 ‎(LP, Album) Atlantic FCPA 1063 Japan 1981
7567-81976-2 The Modern Jazz Quartet The Last Concert ‎(2xCD, Album) Atlantic 7567-81976-2 Europe Unknown
SD 2-909 The Modern Jazz Quartet The Last Concert ‎(2xLP, Album, TP) Atlantic SD 2-909 US 1975