Lennie Tristano: The New Tristano (1962) Atlantic re

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Selection: C Minor Complex (5:56) Artists: Lennie Tristano – unaccompanied solo piano, recording engineer, Tristano recorded  NYC 1962 Music Encore! The previous post on Tristano had me wanting for more, though there is precious little on disc. Six years after the controversial … Continue reading

Lennie Tristano (1955) Atlantic (includes “best jazz pianists” poll)

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The “best pianists” poll and all of this year’s LJC reader polls are to be found here on one new page. If you haven’t already had your say, voting is still open on all polls. Selection 1: Line Up Lennie Tristano (piano) Peter … Continue reading

Lee Konitz “Very Cool” (1957)

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Track Selection: Lee Konitz “Sunflower” Artists Don Ferrara (tp) Lee Konitz (as) Sal Mosca (p) Peter Ind (b) Shadow Wilson (d) recorded NYC, May 12, 1957 Music It’s a great sound, these late fifties pressings really hit the spot. Konitz’s alto … Continue reading