Lee Konitz First Meeting Live in London Volume 1 180g 2LP
Lee Konitz First Meeting Live in London Volume 1 180g 2LP
Genre: Jazz
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Lee Konitz First Meeting Live in London Volume 1 180g 2LP

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WHILP4638
UPC:
7061116234751

2010 Live Recording On 180g Vinyl Double LP!

Aged 82 at the time this live recording was made at the Pizza Express Jazz Club in London in 2010, the legendary improvising saxophonist Lee Konitz continues to break new ground with the quartet's co-leaders, bassist Michael Janisch, pianist Dan Tepfer and drummer Jeff Williams.

Over the decades Konitz has deepened and pushed further his highly original way of improvising. The repertoire on 'First Meeting' is ostensibly of well known standards, familiar to the players, but they merely serve as a jumping-off point for the quartet to head off in any direction. Without rehearsal, plan or preconceived idea of the music's end result, the whole context is one of spontaneity and immediacy.

The music on this album is extracted from six hours of music recorded over two nights. Under Konitz's instruction, anyone could start playing a melody and the rest of the band could join in, or not. As a result, 'First Meeting' features some stellar solo intros alongside duo, trio and, of course, full quartet performances. This first volume also captures the more concise statements that were recorded, where tunes were started and finished. The quartet also explored some freer and more exploratory paths, and these selections will form a subsequent album.

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Double LP
  • Gatefold jacket
  • Limited time digital download card (multiple file formats)

Musicians

Lee Konitz alto saxophone, soprano saxophone
Dan Tepfer piano
Michael Janisch double bass
Jeff Williams drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Billie's Bounce
  2. All The Things You Are

Side B:

  1. Stella By Starlight
  2. Subconscious Lee

Sdie C:

  1. Body & Soul
  2. Alone Together

Side D:

  1. Giant Steps
  2. Outro (Sweet & Lovely)
Description

2010 Live Recording On 180g Vinyl Double LP!

Aged 82 at the time this live recording was made at the Pizza Express Jazz Club in London in 2010, the legendary improvising saxophonist Lee Konitz continues to break new ground with the quartet's co-leaders, bassist Michael Janisch, pianist Dan Tepfer and drummer Jeff Williams.

Over the decades Konitz has deepened and pushed further his highly original way of improvising. The repertoire on 'First Meeting' is ostensibly of well known standards, familiar to the players, but they merely serve as a jumping-off point for the quartet to head off in any direction. Without rehearsal, plan or preconceived idea of the music's end result, the whole context is one of spontaneity and immediacy.

The music on this album is extracted from six hours of music recorded over two nights. Under Konitz's instruction, anyone could start playing a melody and the rest of the band could join in, or not. As a result, 'First Meeting' features some stellar solo intros alongside duo, trio and, of course, full quartet performances. This first volume also captures the more concise statements that were recorded, where tunes were started and finished. The quartet also explored some freer and more exploratory paths, and these selections will form a subsequent album.

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Double LP
  • Gatefold jacket
  • Limited time digital download card (multiple file formats)

Musicians

Lee Konitz alto saxophone, soprano saxophone
Dan Tepfer piano
Michael Janisch double bass
Jeff Williams drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Billie's Bounce
  2. All The Things You Are

Side B:

  1. Stella By Starlight
  2. Subconscious Lee

Sdie C:

  1. Body & Soul
  2. Alone Together

Side D:

  1. Giant Steps
  2. Outro (Sweet & Lovely)
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Lee Konitz
Title
First Meeting Live in London Volume 1
Composer
Additional Artists
Dan Tepfer, Michael Janish, Jeff Williams
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
11-18-2019
Release Date
12-05-2019
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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