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Lee Konitz

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Lee Konitz

Lee Konitz has been played on NTS shows including Peking Spring w/ Jon K, with Five, Four And Three first played on 20 March 2016.

Lee Konitz (born October 13, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois) is 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 few jazz saxophonists of the late…

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Take Seven
Lee Konitz
RCA, Jazz Connoisseur, Legacy, Sony Music2016
Take Seven
Lee KonitzRCA, Jazz Connoisseur, Legacy, Sony Music2016
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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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