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Mary Lou Williams - Solo Recital Montreux Jazz Festival 1978 FLAC

Mary Lou Williams - Solo Recital Montreux Jazz Festival 1978 FLAC Performer: Mary Lou Williams
Album: Solo Recital Montreux Jazz Festival 1978
Country: US
Released: 1979
Label: Pablo Live
Genre: Jazz
Catalog #: 2308-218
Size FLAC: 2095 mb.
Size MP3: 1406 mb.
Rating: 4.6/5
Votes: 994
Record Source: Vinyl, LP, Album


1Old Fashioned Slow Blues
2 Medley 10:46
3Baby Bear Boogie
4Concerto Alone At Montreux6:02
5The Man I Love
Written-By – G. & I. Gershwin
6Little Joe From Chicago
Written-By – Henry Wells, Mary Lou Williams
7Honeysuckle Rose
Written-By – Andy Razaf, Thomas 'Fats' Waller
8For The Figs (K.C. Swing)
9Tea For Two
Written-By – Irving Caesar, Vincent Youmans
10 -
11The Lord Is Heavy (Spiritual II & III)
12Offertory Meditation5:25
13What's Your Story Morning Glory
Written-By – Jack Lawrence , Mary Lou Williams, Paul Webster
14Fandangle (Ragtime)
15Over The Rainbow
Written-By – E.Y. Harburg, Harold Arlen
16Roll 'Em


  • Liner NotesNat Hentoff
  • Photography ByPhil Stern
  • Producer, PianoMary Lou Williams
  • Written-ByMary Lou Williams (tracks: A1, A3, B1)


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): PP-2193
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Etching): 2308 218 PP2193
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): PP-2194
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etching): 2308 218 PP2194


  • Recorded At – Mountain Recording Studios
  • Manufactured By – Pablo Records, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Pablo Records, Inc.


Mary Lou Williams was sporadically recorded during most of her career, so her appearance on a 1979 release two years before her death as a solo pianist at the 1978 Montreux Jazz Festival was a welcome addition to her discography and ended up being one of her greatest recordings. The opening medley is a history of jazz and includes spiritual, ragtime, gospel, Kansas City swing, boogie-woogie, and bop, all of which Williams plays with authority. Her stunning takes of Over the Rainbow and Tea for Two are reminiscent of Art Tatum with their rich harmonic sense and fancy f. Completa la tua Collezione su Mary Lou Williams. Mary Lou Williams. Released: Jul 1978. Label: Original Jazz Classics. Lord Is Heavy, The - Spiritual II & III, Old Fashioned Slow Blues, For The Figs, Baby Bear Boogie, Roll 'Em. Mary Lou Williams: The Asch Recordings 1944-47. 2020 Rhapsody International Inc. English Español. Live album 1979. Filed under Stride Piano By MARY LOU WILLIAMS. Recorded July 16, 1978, at The Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland. Thanks to snobb for the addition. Buy MARY LOU WILLIAMS - SOLO RECITAL MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL 1978 music. More places to buy metal & MARY LOU WILLIAMS music. Her final recording, Solo Recital Montreux Jazz Festival, 1978, three years before her death, had a medley encompassing spirituals, ragtime, blues and swing. Other highlights include Williams's reworkings of Tea for Two, Honeysuckle Rose, and her two compositions Little Joe from Chicago, and What's Your Story Morning Glory. The 2000 album Impressions of Mary Lou by pianist John Hicks featured eight of her compositions. Mary Lou Williams Lane, a street near 10th and Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri, was named after the renowned jazz artist. She is one of three women who appear in the famous photograph of jazz greats, A Great Day in Harlem. From Solo Recital Montreux Jazz Festival 1978 photo here:Dizzy Gillespie, Tadd Dameron, Hank Jones, Mary lou Williams, Milt . August 1947 versatile pianistcomposer Mary Lou Williams1910-81 worked and wrote arrangements for Andy Kirk's 'Clouds of Joy' as well as Benny Goodman & Earl Hines. This excellent solo piano recital was recorded live at the Montreux Jazz Festival on July 16, 1978. The nine varied tracks include several standards covering blues, spirituals, boogie woogie & stride and the CD is a rewarding and swinging 45 minutes of solo piano jazz. A DVD of her Montreux performance is also currently available. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Track List. Medley: The Lord Is Heavy Spiritual 2 & 3, Old Fashioned Slow Blues. Over The Rainbow. Tea For Two. Concerto Alone At Montreux. Little Joe From Chicago. The Man I Love. Disc IDs 0. Cover Art 0. Additional details. Type: Album Live. Status: Official. Language: English. Script: Latin. Mary Lou Williams Plays in London Jazz Connoisseur - Mary Lou Williams. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией