Afternoon in Paris - John Lewis / Sacha Distel
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  1. I Cover the Waterfront
  2. Dear Old Stockholm
  3. Afternoon in Paris
  4. All the Things You Are
  5. Bags Groove
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  1. I Cover the Waterfront
  2. Dear Old Stockholm
  3. Afternoon in Paris
  4. All the Things You Are
  5. Bags Groove
  6. Willow Weep for Me
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It was in Paris that John Lewis co-led this 1956 date with Sacha Distel, a French guitarist who never became well-known in the U.S. but commanded a lot of respect in French jazz circles. The same can be said about the other French players employed on Afternoon in Paris -- neither tenor saxophonist Barney Wilen nor bassist Pierre Michelot were huge names in the U.S., although both were well-known in European jazz circles. With Lewis on piano, Distel on guitar, Wilen on tenor, Michelot or Percy Heath on bass, and Kenny Clarke ...

Afternoon in Paris 2006, Collectables

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Afternoon in Paris 1999, Koch Jazz

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