Google

Review Shopping Cart
(return to Home page after viewing)

Contact The Woods

Join our e-mailing list

Providing an independent & competitive source of music & home entertainment

LEE KONITZ Live At The Village Vanguard

Lee Konitz

Enja Records
CD: ENJ95422

LEE KONITZ NEW QUARTET
"Live At The Village Vanguard"

LIMITED OFFER PRICE ONLY £10.99

Add to basket

The association between Lee Konitz and Trio Minsarah dates back quite some years. It started in Cologne, Germany where Lee lived for close to 20 years. He met pianist Florian Weber (Germany), bassist Jeff Denson (USA) and drummer Ziv Ravitz (Israel) at concerts in Cologne and was immediately won over by them. The four of them worked on and off in both Europe and the U.S. and recorded their first quartet CD “Deep Lee” (ENJ-9517 2) in Brooklyn. Lee soon felt that he had found simply perfect and exciting partners for his music – partners that made him step out of his routine and take a fresh look at well known material he had improvised on all his life.

Lee had played the Village Vanguard for the last time in 1983 before his hiatus to Europe. An indication how important this new Village Vanguard engagement was for him is the fact that for this date he had his old alto saxophone from Tristano days completely renovated by his lifelong saxophone doctor in Chicago. Lee holds that this uncompromising, completely personal recording is a high point in his long career. He was so happy about the great “welcome home” the New York press and the enthusiastic audience at the Vanguard gave him.

“Besides making elegant use of Konitz’s alto, the group’s music is richly textured and often wonderfully evocative, a celebration of cultural diversity and thematic exploration.”
Washington Post

Track Listing:
1. Cherokee 5.41 2. Subconscious-Lee 8.57 3. I Remember You 10.52 4. Polka Dots and Moonbeams 6.07 5. Color 6.13 6. Kary’s Trance 8.56 7. Thingin’ 11.37

Personnel:
Lee Konitz - alto saxophone; with Minsarah (Florian Weber - piano; Jeff Denson - bass; Ziv Ravitz - drums)
Recorded on 31 March and 1 April 2009 at the Village Vanguard, New York, USA

 

Add to basket

OTHER WAYS TO ORDER

By Post to:- The Woods, Sussex House, 17a High Street,
Bognor Regis, West Sussex PO21 1RJ
(If you haven’t got an order form please just use your own stationery)
We are happy to take orders by phone (we are here Mon - Sat 9.00am - 5.30pm),
you can dial either 01243 827712 or 01243 842615
By Fax on:- 01243 842615
Via e-mail to:- thewoodstcdc@yahoo.com
All items subject to availability.
Offer price for limited period only.

Our lists are correct to the best of our ability but - owing to the vagaries of time,
record companies and even us on occasion - may be subject to change.
If any details on a disc you order have changed since a list was posted on the site
then we shall notify you before supply.

 

BACK TO TOP OF PAGE