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The Sextet Of Orchestra U.S.A.

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The Sextet of Orchestra U.S.A. is a part of a cooperative chamber ensemble of some forty musicians who were assembled by John Lewis, musical director of The Modern Jazz Quartet, in the fall of 1961 for the purpose of forming the first permanent orchestra capable of playing every kind of music from early classical to contemporary (including jazz as well as non jazz).

PortraitJerome Richardson
fl, ts 1920-2000 US
PortraitEric Dolphy
as, fl, bcl 1928-1964 US
PortraitConnie Kay
dr *1927 US
PortraitNick Travis
tr 1925-1964 US
PortraitRichard Davis
b *1930 US
PortraitJohn Lewis
p 1920-2001 US
PortraitThad Jones
tr 1923-1986 US
PortraitMike Zwerin
tr, b, tb 1930-2010 US
PortraitJimmy Raney
g 1927-1995 US
Title Artist Year Type
Mack The Knife And Other Berlin Theatre Songs Of Kurt WeillThe Sextet Of Orchestra U.S.A. Under The Direction Of Mike Zwerin1965Album
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