Svend Asmussen, John Lewis. teams up with pianist John Lewis, bassist Jimmy Woode and drummer Sture Kalin on this 1962 session from Stockholm, Sweden. Most notable is the repertoire: six Lewis originals (including "Django") and Ornette Coleman's "Lonely Woman. Asmussen fits in well with Lewis and brings a solid sense of swing to the somewhat complex music. This date was reissued in 1986 as part of Atlantic's Jazzlore series.
Svend Asmussen (28 February 1916 – 7 February 2017) was a jazz violinist from Denmark, known as "The Fiddling Viking". A Swing style virtuoso, he played and recorded with many of the greats of Jazz, including Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Stephane Grappelli. He played publicly until 2010 when he had a blood clot, his career having spanned eight decades. At the age of 100, he died on 7 February 2017.
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Songs: 7. Artist: John Lewis. Songs: John Lewis - If I Were Eve 05:45. John Lewis - Winter Tale 05:44. John Lewis - Slater's Theme 03:34. John Lewis - Valeria 05:22. John Lewis - Lonely Woman 08:15. John Lewis - Django 03:41. John Lewis - New York 19 07:30.
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Svend Asmussen & John Lewis. 7. New York 19. 7:27. Released: 31 Dec 1961. 1962 Atlantic Recording Corp. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. Zero ads. Try it now. Learn more. More ways to shop: Visit an Apple Store, call 1-800-MY-APPLE, or find a reseller. Choose your country or region.
|1||If I Were Eve||5:38|
|7||New York 19||7:25|
- Copyright (c) – Atlantic Recording Corporation
- Made By – WEA Manufacturing Inc.
- Recorded At – Como Studio, Stockholm
- Bass – Jimmy Woode
- Drums – Sture Kalin*
- Engineer [Recording] – Rune Persson
- Piano – John Lewis
- Producer – John Lewis
- Remastered By – Elliott Federman
- Violin – Svend Asmussen
NotesRecorded July 2 & 3, 1962 at Como Studio, Stockholm, Sweden.
Remastered at Atlantic Studios, New York, NY.
Originally released in 1962 as Atlantic SD 1392.
|SD 1392||John Lewis & Svend Asmussen||John Lewis & Svend Asmussen - European Encounter (LP, Album)||Atlantic||SD 1392||US||1962|
|332 063||John Lewis & Svend Asmussen, Jimmy Woode, Sture Kalin*||John Lewis & Svend Asmussen, Jimmy Woode, Sture Kalin* - European Encounter (LP, Album)||Atlantic||332 063||France||1962|
|90533-1||John Lewis & Svend Asmussen||John Lewis & Svend Asmussen - European Encounter (LP, Album, RE, RM)||Atlantic||90533-1||US||1986|
|WPCR-27261||John Lewis & Svend Asmussen||John Lewis & Svend Asmussen - European Encounter (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM)||Atlantic, Rhino Records||WPCR-27261||Japan||2013|
|1392||John Lewis & Svend Asmussen||John Lewis & Svend Asmussen - European Encounter (LP, Album, Mono)||Atlantic||1392||US||1962|