Lee Konitz & Martial Solal Live At The Berlin Jazz Days 1980 180g LP
Lee Konitz & Martial Solal Live At The Berlin Jazz Days 1980 180g LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: MPS Records
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Lee Konitz & Martial Solal Live At The Berlin Jazz Days 1980 180g LP

Lee Konitz & Martial Solal

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SKU:
MPSLP15571
UPC:
4029759155713

Release Date To Be Announced pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

180g Vinyl LP!

A duo album of the highest caliber! US Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz's career encompassed the beginnings of bebop, cool jazz, and mainstream, as well as the avant-garde. Konitz has recorded with virtually every major modern jazz figure of the last 60 years, from Miles Davis and his seminal Birth of the Cool album, Charles Mingus, Gil Evans, Brad Mehldau, to Bill Frisell and Paul Motian. French-Algerian pianist Martial Solal has been a major musical voice since the 1950s. Born in 1927, the same year as Konitz, the 93-year-old Solal and his ferocious virtuoso technique was the perfect foil for Konitz's cerebral, introspective play.

The two had a rich musical relationship from the late 1960s on, as they toured together throughout the US and Europe. This album, recorded at the Berlin Jazz Days 1980 was conceived in part as a "Lennie Tristano Memorial." Lee's studies and playing experience with the iconoclastic pianist left an indelible imprint on the saxophonist's concept and allowed him to develop a unique style that offered an alternate musical vision from that of his legendary contemporary, altoist Charlie Parker.

Lee Konitz was 92 when he died in Manhattan on April 15, 2020 from complications caused by COVID-19. Konitz always contended that he was "just a standards player," yet he also stated that "My playing was about making a personal statement - I wanted to play original music." Both were true - he transformed those standards into his personal vision, and in so doing has found his place in the jazz pantheon.

Features

  • 180g Vinyl LP

Musicians

Lee Konitz alto sax
Martial Solal piano

Selections

  1. Invitation
  2. No. 317 East 32nd Street
  3. A Ballad For Lennie
  4. Improvisation No.53
  5. Just A Blues
  6. Star Eyes
  7. Noblesse Oblige
  8. Subconsciously
Description

Release Date To Be Announced pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

180g Vinyl LP!

A duo album of the highest caliber! US Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz's career encompassed the beginnings of bebop, cool jazz, and mainstream, as well as the avant-garde. Konitz has recorded with virtually every major modern jazz figure of the last 60 years, from Miles Davis and his seminal Birth of the Cool album, Charles Mingus, Gil Evans, Brad Mehldau, to Bill Frisell and Paul Motian. French-Algerian pianist Martial Solal has been a major musical voice since the 1950s. Born in 1927, the same year as Konitz, the 93-year-old Solal and his ferocious virtuoso technique was the perfect foil for Konitz's cerebral, introspective play.

The two had a rich musical relationship from the late 1960s on, as they toured together throughout the US and Europe. This album, recorded at the Berlin Jazz Days 1980 was conceived in part as a "Lennie Tristano Memorial." Lee's studies and playing experience with the iconoclastic pianist left an indelible imprint on the saxophonist's concept and allowed him to develop a unique style that offered an alternate musical vision from that of his legendary contemporary, altoist Charlie Parker.

Lee Konitz was 92 when he died in Manhattan on April 15, 2020 from complications caused by COVID-19. Konitz always contended that he was "just a standards player," yet he also stated that "My playing was about making a personal statement - I wanted to play original music." Both were true - he transformed those standards into his personal vision, and in so doing has found his place in the jazz pantheon.

Features

  • 180g Vinyl LP

Musicians

Lee Konitz alto sax
Martial Solal piano

Selections

  1. Invitation
  2. No. 317 East 32nd Street
  3. A Ballad For Lennie
  4. Improvisation No.53
  5. Just A Blues
  6. Star Eyes
  7. Noblesse Oblige
  8. Subconsciously
ISBN
PREORDER
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
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Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Lee Konitz & Martial Solal
Title
Live At The Berlin Jazz Days 1980
Composer
Additional Artists
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
02-19-2021
Release Date
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Preorder
Format
Vinyl
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