The Modern Jazz Quartet are the personification of "cool". The most richly melodic, timeless and refined music that Jazz has produced. Their reputation is as groundbreaking artists of beautiful ability is international and absolute. they sell records all around the world. These marvelous recordings were made between December of 1952 and the summer of 1955. Includes the aural and musical masterpieces 'Django' and 'Concorde' and (for the first time anywhere on compact disc)a live radio broadcast of a vintage performance given by the original lineup at Birdland in January 1955. The personification of musical elegance and one of the most long lasting successful ensemble¹s in the history of jazz, The Modern Jazz Quartet was originally formed in 1952 as the Milt Jackson Quartet and consisted of Jackson on vibraphone, John Lewis on piano, Percy Heath on bass and Kenny Clarke on drums. 17 tracks. Fivefour. 2006.