|A2||Piece For Guitar & Strings||6:22|
|Variants On A Theme Of John Lewis (Django)||(10:15)|
|A3 a)||Variant I||5:27|
|A3 b)||Variant II||1:38|
|A3 c)||Variant III||3:10|
|Variants On A Theme Of Thelonious Monk (Criss-Cross)||(15:23)|
|B a)||Variant I||6:22|
|B b)||Variant II||1:49|
|B c)||Variant III||4:12|
|B d)||Variant IV||3:00|
|587043||John Lewis||Jazz Abstractions (LP, Album, Mono, RE)||Atlantic||587043||UK||1966|
|SD 1365||John Lewis||Jazz Abstractions (LP, Album, RP)||Atlantic||SD 1365||US||Unknown|
|WPCR-27208||John Lewis||Jazz Abstractions (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM)||Atlantic, Rhino Records||WPCR-27208||Japan||2013|
|588043||John Lewis||Jazz Abstractions (LP, Album)||Atlantic||588043||UK||1966|
|1365||John Lewis||Jazz Abstractions (LP, Album, Mono)||Atlantic||1365||US||1960|
Jazz Abstractions (subtitled John Lewis Presents Contemporary Music: Compositions by Gunther Schuller and Jim Hall) is a third stream album combining elements of jazz and classical music recorded in late 1960 for the Atlantic label. This is very interesting music". All compositions by Gunther Schuller except as indicated. Piece for Guitar & Strings" (Jim Hall) - 6:22.
The full title is John Lewis Presents Contemporary Music: Jazz Abstractions. Atlantic label green on the top and blue on the bottom with black printing. The label name "ATLANTIC" in the white area to the left of the center hole. John Lewis (2). Jazz Abstractions (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM). Atlantic, Rhino Records (2). WPCR-27208.
1960, LP. Originally released on Atlantic. Featured Listing View details. Unspecified Year, Vinyl, LP, Repress.
John Lewis Atlantic Atlantic (label) Jazz (CD, LP). Way more than just "abstractions" – as the set's a very focused batch of some of the larger ideas that John Lewis had about jazz – explored beautifully here away from the Modern Jazz Quartet! The album has Lewis working with frequent partner – and fellow third stream conceptualist – Gunther Schuller – and also features great guest work from Ornette Coleman on alto, Joe Wilder on trumpet, Jim Hall on guitar, and Scott LaFaro on bass – all very different talents at the forefront of jazz at the time, helping bring a wider range o. .
Although John Lewis is listed as the leader (this album's alternate title is "John Lewis Presents Contemporary Music"), the pianist does not actually appear on this record and only contributed one piece ("Django"). On what is very much a Gunther Schuller project, Schuller composed "Abstraction" and was responsible for the adventurous three-part "Variants on a Theme of John Lewis (Django)" and the four-part "Variants on a Theme of Thelonious Monk (Criss-Cross)"; Jim Hall contributed "Piece for Guitar & Strings
Artist: John Lewis Title Of Album: Jazz Abstractions (Original Recording Remastered) Year Of Release: 1961 (2013) Label: Atlantic WPCR-27208 Genre: Jazz, Cool, Third Stream Quality: FLAC (tracks+. Piece for Guitar and Strings 6:20. Variants on a theme of john lewis (django) 03. Variant I 5:25 04. Variant II 1:38 05.