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Lee Konitz

Conversations on the Improviser"s Art (Jazz Perspectives)

by Andy Hamilton

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Jazz,
  • Woodwind instruments,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • General,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Music / Jazz,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Interviews,
  • Jazz musicians,
  • Musicians,
  • Saxophonists,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoe Lovano (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7632578M
    ISBN 100472032178
    ISBN 109780472032174


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Lee Konitz by Andy Hamilton Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this book of lively conversations on the improviser's art, Lee Konitz talks about all aspects of his music, from his beginnings (as a student of the clarinet, during the late s) to the early years of the new century, and he does so with great candour.

There's lots about the Cool School of playing and Konitz's musical mentor, the blind Cited by: 4. Lee Konitz is an American jazz composer and alto saxophonist born in Chicago. He is notably one of the few alto saxophonists of his era to remain uninfluenced by Charlie Parker/5(2).

Andy Hamilton, author of Lee Konitz: Conversations on the Improviser’s Art (University of Michigan Press, ), writes in tribute to this inspiring figure in jazz. Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh, the famous recording on Atlantic Records fromwas one of the first jazz LPs I was from a series of reissues with a silver gatefold cover.

I was a student at St. Lee Konitz, legendary saxophonist who played on “Birth of the Cool,” died Wednesday of complications from coronavirus at We invite you to share condolences for Lee Konitz in our Guest Book.

2AC9A-B5BAA-A00B-A37AB27BD6DCDied:   Lee Konitz, legendary saxophonist who played on “Birth of the Cool,” died Wednesday of complications from coronavirus at We invite you to share condolences for Lee Konitz in our Guest Book.

The recent death of Lee Konitz, one of the jazz musicians I most admired, prompted me to write a review of Hamilton's book. I read this when it came out and frequently pull it /5.

"Experiencing the music of Lee Konitz in the flesh and in different settings is a reminder of what a unique musician he is. This is an equally unique book which, by contrast with some as-told-to autobiographies, beneficially lays bare the subject's thought processes, thanks to the skillful interviewing of Andy Hamilton.".

Lee Konitz - Complete Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note. by Lee Konitz | out of 5 stars 5. Audio CD $ $ $ shipping Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data: ComiXology Thousands of. Andy Hamilton’s book, Lee Konitz: Conversations on the Improviser’s Art, is good guide to Konitz’s philosophy.

Like a few others such as Steve Lacy, Paul Bley, Mal Waldron, and Anthony Braxton, Konitz’s discography exploded into hundreds if not thousands of. Konitz: [singing] Happy W’alentines, Happy W’alentines.

KirchnerTwo thousand eleven, and we’re in Lee Konitz’s apartment in Manhattan, and I’m Bill Kirchner, and we’re about to begin the oral history with Lee. Konitz: Welcome. Kirchner: Let’s start with the most obvious possible thing. Konitz: I was born at a very early age.

Lee Konitz. 15, likes 35 talking about this. Great JazzFollowers: 15K. Lee Konitz, legendary saxophonist who played on “Birth of the Cool,” died Wednesday of complications from coronavirus at We invite you to share condolences for Lee Konitz in Died: George Schuller performed as percussionist with the recently deceased saxophonist Lee Konitz on and off since I covered one of their last Boston concerts has lived in Brooklyn since but is well-known in Boston.

His father, Gunther Schuller, was a composer and musician of note and served as President of the New England Conservatory of Music from.

We invite you to share condolences for Lee Konitz in our Guest Book. Jazz Legend. Konitz was an alto saxophonist who started out playing bebop jazz in the s.

He was a pioneer of the cool jazz. "Experiencing the music of Lee Konitz in the flesh and in different settings is a reminder of what a unique musician he is. This is an equally unique book which, by contrast with some as-told-to autobiographies, beneficially lays bare the subject's thought processes, thanks to the skillful interviewing of Andy Hamilton."Brand: University of Michigan Press.

In he was named a National Endowment for the Arts NEA Jazz Master.A sampling of his records include Lee Konitz Inside Hi-Fi (Atlantic ) issued inrecorded by Rudy Van Gelder in his Hackensack, NJ home studio, Chet Baker, Lee Konitz In Concert (India Navigation IN ), recorded by Bob Cummins in at Ornette Coleman's Prince.

Biography by Scott Yanow. + Follow Artist. A prolific jazz alto and an influential stylist for his dry, cerebral, subdued approach. Read Full Biography. Album Highlights. The Lee Konitz Duets.

Subconscious-Lee [Prest The Lee Konitz Nonet. Live at the Half Note. See Full Discography. Dinner Ambiance. Alicia Keys Has Self Doubts. Lee Konitz passed away on Ap at the age of The obituary was featured in Legacy on Ap Died: Lee Konitz (photo: John Rogers) If you’re trying to imagine what jazz sounds like in a dream state, a new ECM disc titled Live at Birdland will get you there.

A collection of standards recorded at the club in Decemberthe album features year-old alto saxophonist Lee Konitz with the peerless lineup of Brad Mehldau, Charlie Haden and. Lee Konitz (born OctoChicago, Illinois, USA) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer.

Wikipedia, Bookogs. Art Farmer/Lee Konitz Quintet, Attila Zoller - Lee Konitz Quartet, Bill Evans-Lee Konitz Quartet, Claude Thornhill And His Orchestra, Gerry Mulligan And The Sax Section, Gerry Mulligan Octet, Konitz / Rava Quartet, Konitz.

Lee Konitz. 15, likes 3, talking about this. Great Jazz. The Lee Konitz Duets is an album by American saxophonist Lee Konitz, recorded in and released in on the Milestone label.

Professional ratings Review scoresGenre: Jazz. Lee Konitz: First of all, I was inspired by Benny Goodman and his orchestra as young man, hearing them over the radio -- his clarinet playing was very impressive.

And I asked my dear parents for a clarinet, and they got it for me. And then I learned that in order to play in a band you have to play the saxophone first. Brief Biography of Lee Konitz L ee Konitz is one of the most original and distinctive alto saxophonists in the history of jazz.

With Sonny Rollins, Max Roach, and a few others, he is one of the surviving master improvisers of the bebop generation. But his apprenticeship to bebop was indirect, and he has carved out an uncompro. The Lee Konitz Quartet did not last long but they did record some worthwhile performances that still sound fresh over 40 years later.

In addition to eight selections (highlighted by "Bop Goes the Leesel," "Mean to Me," "I'll Remember April" and "Limehouse Blues"), there are six previously unissued alternate takes included on this attractive CD.9/ (P) & (C) Improvising Artists Inc. Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York on J Printed in the U.S.A.

Published by: A1,A3: Guermo Music BMI. Lee Konitz and the Gerry Mulligan Quartet. Lee Konitz/Bob Brookmeyer in Paris. Lee Konitz with Warne Marsh. Atlantic / Koch Jazz / Koch. Lee Konitz at Harvard Square. In Harvard Square. Music / Black Lion.

Koch Jazz / Koch. Konitz did not erect boundaries, and was comfortable in a number of experimental settings. On The Lee Konitz Duets (), with tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, guitarist Jim Hall and an array of others, Konitz took to what would become perhaps his favorite format of all.

He went on to make duo albums with many partners, including Tepfer and. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Very Cool - Lee Konitz on AllMusic - / (For a closer look, see the chapter entitled “Lennie Tristano and Lee Konitz,” in Ira Gitler’s book, Jazz Masters of the ’40s.) Inwhile he was writing and recording tunes such as “Subconscious-Lee” and “Ice Cream Konitz” with the Tristano gang, Konitz was also rehearsing and recording with the famous Miles Davis nonet.

Crafted out of numerous interviews between the author and his subject, the book offers a unique look at the story of Lee Konitz’s life and music, detailing Konitz’s own insights into his musical education and his experiences with such figures as Miles Davis, Stan Kenton, Warne Marsh, Lennie Tristano, Charles Mingus, Bud Powell, and Bill Evans.5/5(1).

“An Interview with Lee Konitz” — by Bob Hecht and Grover Sales “Seen & Heard During The Time Of Coronavirus” — a poem by Terrance Underwood; Jazz History Quiz # “Life during the time of isolation and social distancing” Vol.

1 — recording artist Bruce Cockburn “Charles Ingham’s Jazz Narratives” — Vol. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Lee Konitz - Inside Hi-Fi at Discogs.

Complete your Lee Konitz collection/5(61). For Konitz fans like this one, it’s fascinating – but first-time investigators of this unique artist might want to start a little further back in his career. Topics Lee KonitzAuthor: John Fordham. Lee Konitz: Conversations on the Improviser's Art Andy Hamilton Paperback; pages ISBN: University of Michigan Press Saxophonist Lee Konitz has long been known for the singularity of his musical approach.

Andy Hamilton's book accordingly serves Konitz a whole lot better than might a conventional biography. * The photograph of Lee Konitz was taken by William Claxton and appeared in Jazz Portraits (Studio, ).

Andy Hamilton’s book Lee Konitz: Conversations on the Improviser’s Art (University of Michigan Press, ) is highly recommended. The Autobiography of Billy Bauer (A Book) Click for more information. Duet for Saxophone & Guitar As recorded by Billy Bauer.

Click for more information: Rebecca Duet as recorded by Lee Konitz & Billy Bauer. Click for more information. Indian Summer Improvisation by Lee Konitz &. I couldn't put the book down—it is the definition of a living history." —David Liebman.

The preeminent altoist associated with the "cool" school of jazz, Lee Konitz was one of the few saxophonists of his generation to forge a unique sound independent of. Features quotes by Lee Konitz, Alan Broadbent, Ted Brown, Sal Mosca, Kazzrie Jaxen, and others.

Frank Tehan, the author, studied with both Lennie Tristano and Lee Konitz. Book facts. Buy Lee Konitz Quartet, Lee Konitz's album titled Listen Silent to enjoy in your home or. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow Price: $. Re: Farewell to Lee Konitz Live to 92 only to get taken out by a pandemic virus, grrr, live is cruel. His reputation was as a cool player, but on occasion he'd accept the challenge and be the funkiest dude in the room.Contains printed music book with Eb parts plus a compact disc containing complete demo tracks as well as versions repeated again by Lee Konitz, minus you, his partner.

Selected titles also contain rhythm section or orchestral accompaniment. Performed by Lee Konitz, saxophone Accompaniment: Lee Konitz and the MMO orchestra. A former member of the Miles Davis "Famous Nonet," Lee Konitz is the foremost saxophonist in the cool style of jazz. He is also a composer, arranger and teacher.

While his very first instrument.