SLEEVE: NM- MEDIA: NM YEAR: 1977 ORIGIN: Japan EXTRAS: Obi with insert
"Modern Art" is an album by jazz pianist Wynton Kelly, released in 1958. Wynton Kelly was a highly respected jazz pianist known for his work as a sideman with numerous jazz legends, including Miles Davis and John Coltrane. "Modern Art" is one of his few albums as a bandleader.
The album features a quartet with Paul Chambers on bass, Jimmy Cobb on drums, and Kenny Burrell on guitar. It's a notable album in Kelly's discography because it showcases his distinctive piano style, which was known for its swinging groove, bluesy sensibility, and a deep connection to the bebop and hard bop traditions.
It is an excellent example of the kind of classic jazz that was being recorded during the late 1950s, and it remains a popular and influential album among jazz enthusiasts and musicians.