103 – Nite Life

Mary Lou Williams


Disc One

1. Nite Life
2. Cloudy
3. Little Joe From Chicago
4. What’s Your Story Morning Glory?
5. The Scarlet Creeper
6. Scratchin’ In The Gravel
7. Offertory
8. Blues For John (Hammond)
9. Marnier Mood
10. Gemma
11. For The Figs
12. Anima Christi #1
13. Anima Christi #2
14. Chief
15. Nite Life Variations
a. A Swinging Meditation
b. A Full-bodied Portrait
c. A Modern Improvisation

Disc Two

1. What’s Your Story Morning Glory? #2
2. Little Joe From Chicago #2
3. What’s Your Story Morning Glory? / Little Joe From Chicago
4. The Scarlet Creeper
5. Scratchin’ In The Gravel
6. Elite Syncopations (Joplin)*
7. Pleasant Moments — A Ragtime Waltz (Joplin)*
8. Pineapple Rag*
9. My Mama Pinned A Rose On Me / Fandangle*
10. Jazzspeak

About the Artist(s)

Mary Lou Williams



All Compositions by Mary Lou Williams unless otherwise noted. Recorded May-June 1972, except * 22 October 1971 in New York City Recording: WARP Studio remote at Studio 58, except * which were transferred to DAT by Adrian Consentini, Chief Sound Engineer, Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Listen Now


Mary Lou Williams, Piano


Hank O’Neal

Mastered By

Jon Bates, Downtown Sound, MixMasters, Adrian Cose

Artwork By

Richard Merkin


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