This is an incorrect tag for The Modern Jazz Quartet. The Modern Jazz Quartet was formed in 1952 by Milt Jackson (vibraphone), John Lewis (piano, musical director), Percy Heath (bass), and Kenny Clarke (drums). Connie Kay replaced Clarke in 1955.
jazz: Chamber jazz and the Modern Jazz Quartet Perhaps in reaction to the hot, more strident, more frenetic expressions of the postwar bands, or perhaps as a direct influence of the Thornhill-Evans approach, a cool strain entered the jazz scene in the late 1940s.
John Lewis & The Modern Jazz Quartet: Four Classic Albums Plus (The Modern Jazz Sextet / No Sun in Venice / Grand Encounter / At The Opera House / The Modern Jazz Society Presents a Concert of Contemporary Music)