....Lord encountered Dialogues for Jazz Combo and Orchestra, the Dave Brubeck Quartet's 1959 collaboration with the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Bernstein.
A powerful classical/jazz hybrid composed by Brubeck's brother Howard, the album left Lord convinced that R&B and the classics could be similarly married.
Dialogues from ...: Allegro
Dialogues from ...: Andante - Ballad
Dialogues from ...: Adagio - Ballad
Dialogues from ...: Allegro - Blues
Notes from "Smoke on the Water" by Dave Thompson
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