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It’s fascinating to hear them dissect Parker’s “Donna Lee”; Konitz resists the urge to grandstand and somehow his marsg maintains its floating, aerated quality even at this high tempo; even Clarke’s trademark Klook bomb drops don’t faze him.

Marsh sticks mostly to the upper register of his horn, making differentiation even trickier.

Lee Konitz with Warne Marsh

Their renditions of “originals” based on common chord changes along with versions of “Topsy,” “There Will Never Be Another You” and “Donna Lee” are quite enjoyable and swing hard yet backgdound into the category of cool jazz. Both saxophonists had by this time evolved highly individual vocabularies; Konitz had somehow managed to avoid the influence of Baciground Parker, and Marsh had similarly developed a distinctive voice that owed little to the prevailing tenor tradition except maybe late Lester Young.

Two Not One Lennie Tristano. Marsh’s own Background Music is a fast cat-and-mouse two-sax scramble, Konitz wraps silvery tracery around Marsh’s theme statement on It’s You Or No-One, Konitz is meditatively inventive on You Go To My Head, and they eventually both play the piece of mrsh Bach counterpoint much of the ensemble work has sounded like all along.

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Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity Find out more about our use of this data. Background Music Warne Marsh. But on a repertoire that mostly concentrates on Broadway standards rather than the genre’s high priest Lennie Tristano, there’s some exquisite playing. Introspection Late Night Partying.


Moreover they had built up an almost telepathic rapport; when soloing together as umsic “I Can’t Get Started” it becomes quickly pretty impossible to tell who’s who as their lines curl and fold in on each other.

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Introspection Reflection Relaxation Sunday Afternoon. Very understated music, but tough and restlessly curious inside. Streams Videos All Posts. Indeed from the opening “Topsy”, a tune most associated with Count Basie, Clarke and Pettiford display an urgent, warm propulsion which they maintain throughout the session.

Lee Konitz/ Warne Marsh: London Concert

You can add or edit information about with Warne Marsh at musicbrainz. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Clips taken from original discs may contain strong language. A welcome reissue for this session from Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh on alto and tenor respectively. If you choose to use this review on your site please link back to this page. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Graceful, intelligent improvising that swings – what more could you want?

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Donna Lee Charlie Parker. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence. This set is worth searching for, as are all of the Konitz – Marsh collaborations. This is also a London concert featuring Konitz, but from and in partnership with the late Warne Marsh, the extraordinary Californian saxophonist, whose brittle, woody, soprano-sax-like tone on a tenor drawn from Lester Young, but one of the most individual of all spin-offs from him and astonishingly sustained linear inventiveness were unique contributions to jazz that have mostly been overlooked.


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Find out more about page archiving. Altoist Lee Konitz and tenor-saxophonist Warne Marsh always made for a perfect team. Sexy Trippy All Moods.

Both saxophonists put in time with Lennie Tristano before becoming inextricably associated with the cool school, and as such were often criticised as being over cerebral or even worse, lacking in swing a heinous crime indeed in the eyes of the jazz police.

Links Reviews available at www. Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity. BBC Review Graceful, intelligent improvising that swings – what more could you want? The young American Mark Turner is one of the few contemporary saxophonists who sounds as if he’s listened to Marsh.

Even by the mid-’50s when they were not as influenced by Lennie Tristano as previously particularly Konitztheir long melodic lines and unusual tones caused them to stand out from the crowd.

No such complaints here, as support comes from the classic bop rhythm section of Kenny Clarke on drums and Oscar Pettiford on bass. Tristano’s “Two Not One” brings out the best in the duo, it’s fractured, boppish melody provoking a joyous solo from Konitz and an unusually gritty response from Marsh one of his rare excursions to the lower frequencies. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Jazz Latin New Age.

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