℗ 1964 Atlantic Records
 

The Sheriff

The Modern Jazz Quartet

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The Sheriff
The Modern Jazz Quartet
2:39
2
In a Crowd
The Modern Jazz Quartet
3:06
3
Bachianas Brasileiras
The Modern Jazz Quartet
5:43
4
Mean to Me
The Modern Jazz Quartet
4:21
5
Natural Affection
The Modern Jazz Quartet
4:10
6
Donnie's Theme
The Modern Jazz Quartet
4:13
7
Carnival
The Modern Jazz Quartet
6:06
Total Playing Time    30:18
2019 marks the 50 year anniversary of The Modern Jazz Quartet's The Sheriff, offering fans of the group a rootin’, tootin’ good time...or at least implied as much with its title.

Recorded in New York City during sessions in May and December, The Sheriff was another endeavor helmed by a top-notch twosome: producer Nesuhi Ertegun and recording engineer Tom Dowd. While it may not be recognized as one of the Quartet’s absolute best efforts, it’s nonetheless an LP which continued to find them in solid form throughout, thanks in no small part to the consistent vibraphone work of the legendary Milt Jackson.

Given how prolific The Modern Jazz Quartet was during this period - in the same year, they also released collaboration with Laurindo Almeida and their take on George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess - it’s no wonder that The Sheriff sometimes flies under the radar.

As such, if you’ve never given it a spin, why not fix that situation right now?
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Rhino Atlantic Studio Masters

Tracks 1-7 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source

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