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Quartets: Live at the Village Vanguard

Quartets: Live at the Village Vanguard is a live album by the American jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano recorded at the Village Vanguard in 1994 and 1995 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Quartets: Live at the Village Vanguard
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Live album by
Released1995
RecordedMarch 12, 1994 and January 22, 1995
GenreJazz
Length127:27
LabelBlue Note
ProducerJoe Lovano
Joe Lovano chronology
Tenor Legacy
(1993)
Quartets: Live at the Village Vanguard
(1995)
Rush Hour
(1994)

Contents

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Named Jazz Album of the Year by readers of Downbeat Magazine, this double CD features tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano during two appearances at the Village Vanguard recorded ten months apart... In both cases, Joe Lovano is heard in prime form, making this an easily recommended two-fer".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]
Los Angeles Times    [3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Joe Lovano except as indicated
Disc One
  1. "Fort Worth" [Set 2] - 10:01
  2. "Birds of Springtime Gone By" [Set 1] - 6:43
  3. "I Can't Get Started" [Set 1] (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) - 8:32
  4. "Uprising" [Set 3] - 7:35
  5. "Sail Away" [Set 2] (Tom Harrell) - 10:51
  6. "Blues Not to Lose" [Set 3] (Eddie Boyd) - 9:19
  7. "Song and Dance" [Set 2] - 8:27
Disc Two
  1. "Lonnie's Lament" [Set 2] (John Coltrane) - 11:12
  2. "Reflections" [Set 2] (Thelonious Monk) - 9:51
  3. "Little Willie Leaps" [Set 1] (Miles Davis) - 9:22
  4. "This Is All I Ask" [Set 2] (Gordon Jenkins) - 9:18
  5. "26-2" [Set 2] (Coltrane) - 9:42
  6. "Duke Ellington's Sound of Love" [Set 3] (Charles Mingus) - 6:15
  7. "Sounds of Joy" [Set 1] - 10:19
  • Recorded at the Village Vanguard in New York City on March 12, 1994 (Disc One) and January 22, 1995 (Disc Two)

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Joe Lovano discography accessed July 21, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 21, 2011
  3. ^ Heckman, Don (April 7, 1996). "JOE LOVANO "Joe Lovano Quartets Live at the Village Vanguard" *** Blue Note". Los Angeles Times. latimes.com. Retrieved 28 May 2018.

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