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Lee Konitz

Lee Konitz has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 13 episodes and was first played on 20 March 2016.

Lee Konitz (born October 13, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois—died April 15, 2020 in New York City, New York) was an American jazz composer and saxophone player.

Konitz is sometimes regarded as the preeminent cool jazz saxophonist, because he performed and recorded with Claude Thornhill, Lennie Tristano (both often cited as important cool jazz proponents of the mid 1940s), and with Miles Davis' on his epochal Birth of the Cool, which gave the form its name.

Konitz has also been repeatedly noted as one of the…

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Five, Four And Three
Lee Konitz, Giovanni Tommaso
RCA Original Cast1968
Five, Four And Three
Lee Konitz, Giovanni TommasoRCA Original Cast1968
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Just One Of Those Things
Lee Konitz, Red Mitchell
SteepleChase1974
Just One Of Those Things
Lee Konitz, Red MitchellSteepleChase1974
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Ezz-thetic
Lee Konitz, Miles Davis, Billy Bauer, Sal Mosca, Max Roach, Stan Levey
Prestige1970
Ezz-thetic
Lee Konitz, Miles Davis, Billy Bauer, Sal Mosca, Max Roach, Stan LeveyPrestige1970
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Music For Alto Saxophone And Strings
Lee Konitz With Strings
Verve Records1958
Music For Alto Saxophone And Strings
Lee Konitz With StringsVerve Records1958
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All Of Me
Lee Konitz
Verve Records1961
All Of Me
Lee KonitzVerve Records1961
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I Remember You
Lee Konitz
Verve Records1961
I Remember You
Lee KonitzVerve Records1961
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Kind Of Gentle
Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Dave Holland, Bill Frisell
ECM Records1997
Kind Of Gentle
Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Dave Holland, Bill FrisellECM Records1997
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Nonetheless
Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Dave Holland, Bill Frisell
ECM Records1997
Nonetheless
Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Dave Holland, Bill FrisellECM Records1997
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Take Seven
Lee Konitz, Giovanni Tommaso
RCA Original Cast1968
Take Seven
Lee Konitz, Giovanni TommasoRCA Original Cast1968
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All Of Me
Lee Konitz
Metronome1956
All Of Me
Lee KonitzMetronome1956
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