Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band Brazilian Serenade Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD
Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band Brazilian Serenade Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD
Genre: Jazz
Label: Venus

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Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band Brazilian Serenade Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD

Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band

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SKU:
VENSA0209
UPC:
4571292518864
This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player!

Relaxing, Breezy, Brazilian-Flavored Tunes!

One of the most individual of all altoists (and one of the few in the 1950s who did not sound like a cousin of Charlie Parker), the cool-toned Lee Konitz has always had a strong musical curiosity that has led him to consistently take chances and stretch himself, usually quite successfully. Early on he studied clarinet, switched to alto, and played with Jerry Wald. Konitz gained some attention for his solos with Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra (1947). He began studying with Lennie Tristano, who had a big influence on his conception and approach to improvising. Konitz was with Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool Nonet during their one gig and their Capitol recordings (1948-1950) and recorded with Lennie Tristano's innovative sextet (1949), including the first two free improvisations ever documented. He was interested in finding his own way; by the early '50s he started breaking away from the Tristano school. Konitz toured Scandinavia (1951), where his cool sound was influential, and he fit in surprisingly well with Stan Kenton & His Orchestra (1952-1954), being featured on many charts by Bill Holman and Bill Russo.

"Lee Konitz has long been a versatile jazz musician, adaptable to many different styles. This Brazilian-flavored session is one of two that the alto saxophonist recorded during the mid-'90s for Venus... As expected, Konitz's light sound works well with the Brazilian favorites they perform, with Harrell being a particularly inspired foil for the leader. The works of Antonio Carlos Jobim are well represented, including breezy takes of 'Favela' and 'Wave.' Harrell's lyrical 'September' (featuring him in a fine muted solo) and Konitz's 'Brazilian Serenade' also fit the mood of this relaxing CD very well. This rewarding release is well worth investigating." - Ken Dryden, AllMusic

Recorded at Sear Sound Recording Studio on March 20, 21 & 22, 1996 in New York.

Features:
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player! It will NOT play on conventional CD Players!
• Made in Japan

Musicians:
Lee Konitz, alto sax
Tom Harrell, trumpet
Romero Lubambo, guitar
David Kikoski, piano
David Finck, bass
Duduka Dafonseca, drums
Waltinho Anastacio, percussions

Selections:
1. Favela
2. Once I Loved
3. Recado Bossa Nova
4. September
5. Dindi
6. Wave
7. Meditation
8. Brazilian Serenade
Description
This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player!

Relaxing, Breezy, Brazilian-Flavored Tunes!

One of the most individual of all altoists (and one of the few in the 1950s who did not sound like a cousin of Charlie Parker), the cool-toned Lee Konitz has always had a strong musical curiosity that has led him to consistently take chances and stretch himself, usually quite successfully. Early on he studied clarinet, switched to alto, and played with Jerry Wald. Konitz gained some attention for his solos with Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra (1947). He began studying with Lennie Tristano, who had a big influence on his conception and approach to improvising. Konitz was with Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool Nonet during their one gig and their Capitol recordings (1948-1950) and recorded with Lennie Tristano's innovative sextet (1949), including the first two free improvisations ever documented. He was interested in finding his own way; by the early '50s he started breaking away from the Tristano school. Konitz toured Scandinavia (1951), where his cool sound was influential, and he fit in surprisingly well with Stan Kenton & His Orchestra (1952-1954), being featured on many charts by Bill Holman and Bill Russo.

"Lee Konitz has long been a versatile jazz musician, adaptable to many different styles. This Brazilian-flavored session is one of two that the alto saxophonist recorded during the mid-'90s for Venus... As expected, Konitz's light sound works well with the Brazilian favorites they perform, with Harrell being a particularly inspired foil for the leader. The works of Antonio Carlos Jobim are well represented, including breezy takes of 'Favela' and 'Wave.' Harrell's lyrical 'September' (featuring him in a fine muted solo) and Konitz's 'Brazilian Serenade' also fit the mood of this relaxing CD very well. This rewarding release is well worth investigating." - Ken Dryden, AllMusic

Recorded at Sear Sound Recording Studio on March 20, 21 & 22, 1996 in New York.

Features:
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player! It will NOT play on conventional CD Players!
• Made in Japan

Musicians:
Lee Konitz, alto sax
Tom Harrell, trumpet
Romero Lubambo, guitar
David Kikoski, piano
David Finck, bass
Duduka Dafonseca, drums
Waltinho Anastacio, percussions

Selections:
1. Favela
2. Once I Loved
3. Recado Bossa Nova
4. September
5. Dindi
6. Wave
7. Meditation
8. Brazilian Serenade
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band
Title
Brazilian Serenade
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
03-07-2017
Availability
In Stock
Format
SACD
ISBN
Release Date
03-21-2017
ASSOC
S
Scratch & Dent
0
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