John Lewis

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Founder of the MJQ, pianist-composer, and proponent of so-called "Third Stream."
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Modern Jazz Society
1955 Modern Jazz Society Verve
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Grand Encounter: 2 Degrees East-3 Degrees West
1956 Grand Encounter: 2 Degrees East-3 Degrees West Capitol
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Afternoon in Paris
1958 Afternoon in Paris Koch Jazz
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The John Lewis Piano
1958 The John Lewis Piano MSI Music Distribution / WEA / Warner
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European Windows
1958 European Windows Harmonia Mundi
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Odds Against Tomorrow
1959 Odds Against Tomorrow Bandas Sonoras
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Improvised Meditations & Excursions
1959 Improvised Meditations & Excursions Atlantic / Rhino
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The Golden Striker
1960 The Golden Striker Atlantic
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The Wonderful World of Jazz
1960 The Wonderful World of Jazz Atlantic
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John Lewis Presents Jazz Abstractions
1961 John Lewis Presents Jazz Abstractions
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The Jazztet and John Lewis
1961 The Jazztet and John Lewis Universal Distribution
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Original Sin
1961 Original Sin Atlantic
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A Milanese Story
1962 A Milanese Story Atlantic / Rhino
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Essence: John Lewis Plays the Compositions & Arrangements of Gary McFarland
1962 Essence: John Lewis Plays the Compositions & Arrangements of Gary McFarland Rhino
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Animal Dance
1962 Animal Dance Rhino
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European Encounter
1962 European Encounter Collectables
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Sonorities
1965 Sonorities Columbia
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The Sextet of Orchestra U.S.A.
1965 The Sextet of Orchestra U.S.A. RCA
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P.O.V.
1975 P.O.V. Columbia
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Sensitive Scenery
1977 Sensitive Scenery CBS Records
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Piano Play House
1979 Piano Play House Toshiba
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Evening with Two Grand Pianos
1979 Evening with Two Grand Pianos Collectables
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Kansas City Breaks
1982 Kansas City Breaks Red Baron / Sony Music Distribution
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Bach: Preludes and Fugues, Vol. 3 (Well-Tempered Clavier)
1984 Bach: Preludes and Fugues, Vol. 3 (Well-Tempered Clavier) Philips
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Bach Preludes and Fugues, Vol. 1
1984 Bach Preludes and Fugues, Vol. 1 Verve
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Bach Preludes and Fugues, Vol. 2
1984 Bach Preludes and Fugues, Vol. 2 Philips / Verve
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The Bridge Game
1984 The Bridge Game Verve / PolyGram
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The Garden of Delight
1987 The Garden of Delight Emarcy
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Ellington Masterpieces
1988 Ellington Masterpieces Rhino / Atlantic
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Midnight in Paris
1988 Midnight in Paris Emarcy
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The Chess Game
1988 The Chess Game Verve
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The Chess Game, Vol. 2
1988 The Chess Game, Vol. 2 Verve
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The American Jazz Orchestra
1989 The American Jazz Orchestra EastWest
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Private Concert
1991 Private Concert Emarcy / Universal Distribution
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Goldberg Variations, Pt. 1
1998 Goldberg Variations, Pt. 1 Universal / Philips
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Goldberg Variations, Pt. 2
1998 Goldberg Variations, Pt. 2 Universal / Philips
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Evolution
1999 Evolution Atlantic
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Bach Preludes and Fugues, Vol. 4
2000 Bach Preludes and Fugues, Vol. 4 Polygram
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Evolution II
2001 Evolution II Atlantic
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Live in Tokyo
2003 Live in Tokyo Absord
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Stockholm '81
2008 Stockholm '81 Gazell / Gazell Productions
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Just Chillin'
2015 Just Chillin'
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Jazz Piano International
Jazz Piano International
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2 Degrees East 3 Degrees West
2 Degrees East 3 Degrees West Gralin Music
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