John Lewis

Westcoast - Eastcoast Encounter


John Lewis (p), Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Sonny Stitt (as), Jim Hall (g), Percy Heath (b), Chico Hamilton (dr)

Reference: 69209

Bar code: 8436028692095

The Pacific Coast: John Lewiss outstanding Los Angeles, February 10, 1956 recording Grand Encounter, boasting a lineup of Jim Hall, Bill Perkins, Percy Heath, and Chico Hamilton as well as the inimitable arrangements of John Lewis. The Atlantic Coast: This session features a legendary reunion between Lewis, Sonny Stitt and Dizzy Gillespie, who performed together in the latter musicians celebrated 1940s big band. Recorded in New York on January 12, 1956, The Modern Jazz Sextet also includes the participation of Skeeter Best, Percy Heath and Charlie Persip as well as original compositions by Gillespie and Lewiss arrangements.


1. Love Me Or Leave Me
2. I Can't Get Started
3. Easy Living
4. 2 Degrees East - 3 Degrees West
5. Skylark
6. Almost Like Being In Love
7. Tour De Force
8. Dizzy Meets Sonny
9. Ballard Medley
10. Mean To Me
11. Blues For Bird


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John Lewis « Grand Encounter »

A pure delight! Great and beautiful solos by Bill Perkins.

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