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Orchestra U.S.A. Musical Director, John Lewis - Debut


1Donnies Theme
Soloist – Eric DolphyWritten-By – John Lewis
Written-By, Arranged By – Gary McFarland
Written-By, Arranged By, Soloist – John Lewis
4Natural Affection
Written-By, Soloist – John Lewis
5Three Little Feelings
Written-By – John Lewis
6Part c.3:46
7Grand Encounter
Written-By, Arranged By – Gary McFarland
8Star Spangled Banner
Orchestrated By – Mr. Schuller
9Part b.3:33
10Part a.3:37


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
XBLY 9002Orchestra U.S.A. Musical Director, John Lewis Orchestra U.S.A. Musical Director, John Lewis - Debut ‎(LP, Album, Mono)Colpix RecordsXBLY 9002France1963
WPCR-29244Orchestra U.S.A. Musical Director, John Lewis Orchestra U.S.A. Musical Director, John Lewis - Debut ‎(CD, Album, RE)Colpix RecordsWPCR-29244Japan2017
SCP 448John Lewis , Orchestra U.S.A. John Lewis , Orchestra U.S.A. - Orchestra U.S.A. ‎(LP, Album)Colpix RecordsSCP 448US1963
CP 448John Lewis , Orchestra U.S.A. John Lewis , Orchestra U.S.A. - Orchestra U.S.A. ‎(LP, Album, Mono, Promo)Colpix RecordsCP 448US1963
LHJ 10117John Lewis , Orchestra U.S.A. John Lewis , Orchestra U.S.A. - The Debut Recording ‎(CD, Album, RE)Lone Hill JazzLHJ 10117Europe2004


  • Bassoon, FluteWally Kane
  • Bells [Orchestra Bells]Michael Colgrass (tracks: B1, B2, B4)
  • Clarinet [1st], Alto SaxophonePhil Woods
  • Clarinet [2nd], Basset HornDon Stewart
  • Conductor, Liner NotesGunther Schuller
  • ContrabassRichard Davis
  • EngineerTom Dowd
  • Flute [1st], Alto SaxophoneRobert DiDomenica
  • Flute [2nd]Leo Wright (tracks: A1)
  • Flute [2nd], Alto SaxophoneEric Dolphy (tracks: A2, A3, B 1 to 4)
  • French HornRobert Northern, Robert Swisshelm
  • GuitarJim Hall
  • Oboe [1st]Ray Shiner
  • Oboe [2nd], Baritone SaxophoneDon Ashworth (tracks: A1, A2, B3)
  • Oboe [2nd], English HornPhilip West (tracks: B1. B2, B4)
  • PercussionGary McFarland (tracks: A1, A2, B3), Sticks Evans
  • Percussion [Jazz]Connie Kay
  • Piano, Music Director, ProducerJohn Lewis
  • TromboneMichael Zwerin
  • TrumpetHerb Pomeroy, Louis Mucci, Nick Travis
  • TubaScott Turner
  • Viola [First String Quartet]Julian Barber
  • Viola [Second String Quartet]Aaron Juvelier (tracks: B1, B2, B4), Alfred Breuning (tracks: B1, B2, B4), Jerry Widoff, Sel Clarke (tracks: A1, A2, B3)
  • Violin [1st- First String Quartet]Nathan Goldstein
  • Violin [1st- Second String Quartet]Gerald Beal
  • Violin [2nd- First String Quartet]Gino Sambuco
  • Violoncello [ First String Quartet]Joe Tekula
  • Violoncello [Second String Quartet]Alla Goldberg


Colpix Records - A Division Of Columbia Pictures Corporation
Recorded Jan 12, Feb 4 & 27, 1963.
Printed in USA

Title on Spine , front- & rear cover: "Orchestra USA Musical Director, John Lewis"

Music style is best desribed as "Third Stream" (not in the Discogs menue)


  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A stamped / etched): XTV-87063-1E / △ 5346
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B stamped / etched): XTV-87064-1E / △ 5346-x
  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Record Company – Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Recorded At – Atlantic Studios
  • Published By – MJQ Inc



The Orchestra . was an American jazz musical ensemble, active from 1962 to 1965. The orchestra was founded in 1962 by John Lewis, along with Gunther Schuller and Harold Farberman, as an experiment in Third Stream blending of classical music and jazz. The ensemble itself was large, and included a full string section in addition to jazz solo performers. Lewis and Schuller both contributed compositions to the ensemble, as did Gary McFarland, Benny Golson, Jimmy Giuffre, Hall Overton, and Teo Macero. Album 1962 18 Songs. The John Lewis Piano. Stockholm 81. Songs in album John Lewis - Orchestra . The Debut Recording 1963. John Lewis - Three Little Feelings Part I. John Lewis - Three Little Feelings Part II. John Lewis - Three Little Feelings Part III. John Lewis - Milesign. John Lewis - Milano. John Lewis - Natural Affection. John Lewis - Donnies Theme. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. John Lewis formed Orchestra . as a vehicle to potentially explore any composed or improvised music, blending elements of jazz and classical music by recruiting some first-rate players from both worlds. The result is one of the more successful third stream recordings. There are two string quartets, plus woodwinds, brass, and a rhythm section present. Collaborating with Gunther Schuller, who conducted the group and did some of the orchestrations, Lewis expanded his work Three Little Feelings from its original chart for brass, featuring outstanding solos by alto saxophonist Phil. Explore releases from Orchestra . Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Orchestra . The orchestra was made up of both jazz and classical musicians and gave its debut concert in December 1962, at the Philharmonic Hall in New York's Lincoln Center of the Performing Arts. The first recording session of the complete formation took place on January 12, 1963 New York City. The orchestra was one of the exponents of the so-called Third Stream movement a blending of jazz and classical music and was dissolved in 1965. Orchestra - The Debut Recording is a third stream music boxset, compilation recording by JOHN LEWIS released in 2004 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette. Ellington Masterpieces with John Lewis - American Jazz Orchestra, John Lewis. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Listen to music from Orchestra . John Lewis like Intima. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Orchestra . John a free moment Play jigsaw puzzles for free Home. Orchestra . John Lewis Musical Director - Intima. Artist: Orchestra . Album: Jazz Journey, 2014. Get the Tempo of the tracks from Orchestra . The Debut Recording 2004 by John Lewis. The Debut Recording. Album starts at BPM, ends at 93BPM 93, with tempos within the 93-133BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing. Tracklist Orchestra

Orchestra U.S.A. Musical Director, John Lewis - Debut
Performer: Orchestra U.S.A. Musical Director, John Lewis
Genre: Jazz / Classic
Title: Debut
Country: US
Released: 1963
Style: Cool Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Contemporary
MP3 album: 2735 mb
FLAC album: 2810 mb
Source: Vinyl, LP, Album, Mono
№ Cat: CP 448
Label: Colpix Records