The Complete Remastered Recordings [Remastered]

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
The 2012 anthology The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note combines all of alto saxophonist Lee Konitz's recordings for the independent jazz labels. Included are 1979's Live at Laren, 1986's Ideal Scene, 1987's The New York Album, 1990's Zounds, and 1992's Lunasea. One of the original '50s cool jazzers, Konitz developed over time into a cerebral, adventurous, and always swinging journeyman artist who never shied away from challenging himself or taking musical risks. These recordings, beginning with the 1979 revival of his nonet featuring trumpeter Red Rodney, showcase Konitz's ever-searching small group approach to jazz improvisation that touches ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
The 2012 anthology The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note combines all of alto saxophonist Lee Konitz's recordings for the independent jazz labels. Included are 1979's Live at Laren, 1986's Ideal Scene, 1987's The New York Album, 1990's Zounds, and 1992's Lunasea. One of the original '50s cool jazzers, Konitz developed over time into a cerebral, adventurous, and always swinging journeyman artist who never shied away from challenging himself or taking musical risks. These recordings, beginning with the 1979 revival of his nonet featuring trumpeter Red Rodney, showcase Konitz's ever-searching small group approach to jazz improvisation that touches upon distinctively reworked straight-ahead standards, modal post-bop originals, and atmospheric, creative modern improvisation.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/10/2012
  • Label: Black Saint
  • EAN: 8052405140074
  • Catalog Number: 1011
  • Sales rank: 143,916

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 April - Lee Konitz Nonet (7:07)
  2. 2 Who You - Lee Konitz Nonet (6:26)
  3. 3 Without a Song - Lee Konitz Nonet (9:40)
  4. 4 Moon Dreams - Lee Konitz Nonet (3:54)
  5. 5 Times Lie - Lee Konitz Nonet (10:59)
  6. 6 Matrix - Lee Konitz Nonet (13:43)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Chick Came Around - Lee Konitz Quartet (6:06)
  2. 2 Tidal Breeze - Lee Konitz Quartet (7:40)
  3. 3 Silly Samba - Lee Konitz Quartet (7:01)
  4. 4 Ezz-Thetic - Lee Konitz Quartet (4:41)
  5. 5 If You Could See Me Now - Lee Konitz Quartet (7:32)
  6. 6 Stare-Case - Lee Konitz Quartet (3:11)
  7. 7 Stella By Starlight - Lee Konitz Quartet (9:22)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Candlelight Shadows - Lee Konitz Quartet (9:37)
  2. 2 Everybody's Song But My Own - Lee Konitz Quartet (7:29)
  3. 3 Limehouse Blues - Lee Konitz Quartet (5:25)
  4. 4 Monkian Round - Lee Konitz Quartet (3:29)
  5. 5 September Waltz - Lee Konitz Quartet (7:05)
  6. 6 Dream Variation - Lee Konitz Quartet (4:36)
  7. 7 Invitation - Lee Konitz Quartet (8:55)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Prologue - Lee Konitz Quartet (5:28)
  2. 2 Zounds - Lee Konitz Quartet (2:33)
  3. 3 Prelude To a Kiss - Lee Konitz Quartet (5:09)
  4. 4 Blue Samba - Lee Konitz Quartet (4:30)
  5. 5 All Things Considered - Lee Konitz Quartet (14:38)
  6. 6 Synthesthetics - Lee Konitz Quartet (7:29)
  7. 7 Taking a Chance On Love - Lee Konitz Quartet (4:12)
  8. 8 Piece For My Dad - Lee Konitz Quartet (4:31)
  9. 9 Soft Lee - Lee Konitz Quartet (6:13)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Subconscious Lee Ii - Peggy Stern (7:09)
  2. 2 Femaleon - Peggy Stern (4:06)
  3. 3 Bossa Tia - Peggy Stern (5:49)
  4. 4 The Final Blow - Peggy Stern (4:31)
  5. 5 Lunasea - Peggy Stern (5:27)
  6. 6 Matter of Opinion - Peggy Stern (4:26)
  7. 7 The Aerie - Peggy Stern (5:45)
  8. 8 Leeway - Peggy Stern (6:13)
  9. 9 Stanbye - Peggy Stern (4:20)
  10. 10 To Peggy - Peggy Stern (3:25)
  11. 11 Solo Too - Peggy Stern (1:39)
  12. 12 Opertune - Peggy Stern (6:00)
  13. 13 Djuo - Peggy Stern (4:17)
  14. 14 S'gone - Peggy Stern (5:52)
  15. 15 P.S. - Peggy Stern (1:24)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lee Konitz Primary Artist, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Vocals
Ronnie Cuber Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Ray Drummond Bass
Billy Hart Drums
Marc Johnson Bass
Vic Juris Guitar
Jimmy Knepper Trombone
Ron McClure Bass
Rufus Reid Bass
Red Rodney Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Harold Danko Piano
Al Harewood Drums
Sam Burtis Tuba, Bass Trombone
John Eckert Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Piccolo Trumpet
Guilherme Franco Percussion
Adam Nussbaum Drums
Peggy Stern Piano
Bill Stewart Drums
Kenny Werner Synthesizer, Piano
Jeff Williams Drums
Ben Aronov Piano, Electric Piano
Harvie Schwarz Bass
Technical Credits
Tadd Dameron Composer
Vic Juris Composer
Jimmy Knepper Arranger, Composer
Lee Konitz Arranger, Composer, Producer, Liner Notes
Ron McClure Composer
Lennie Tristano Composer
Kenny Wheeler Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Harold Danko Composer
Vincent Youmans Composer
Vernon Duke Composer
Bronislaw Kaper Composer
Giancarlo Barigozzi Engineer
Giovanni Bonandrini Producer
Gennaro Carone Engineer
Chick Corea Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Gil Evans Arranger
Guilherme Franco Composer
George Russell Composer
Nat Hentoff Liner Notes
John Latouche Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Jon Rosenberg Engineer
Peggy Stern Arranger, Composer, Producer
Bill Stewart Composer
Jan VanRiemsdijk Producer
Ned Washington Composer
Paul Francis Webster Composer
Kenny Werner Composer
Victor Young Composer
Jeff Williams Composer
Art Lange Liner Notes
Frank Wunsch Composer
Giuliano Crivelli Cover Art
Chummy MacGregor Composer
Niridan Cover Art
Mirko R. Boscolo Cover Photo
Michiel DeRuyter Producer
Tavia Konitz Cover Collage, Cover Painting, Cover Photo
Irving Gordon Composer
Edward Eliscu Composer
Philip Braham Composer
Douglas Furber Composer
Sy Johnson Arranger
Xerios Cover Art
Billy Rose Composer
Michael MacDonald Engineer
Cees van der Gragt Engineer
Ascherberg Hopwood Composer
Red Fletter Composer
Harvie Schwarz Composer
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