|Label:||Emi Europe Generic|
Performance CreditsLee Konitz Primary Artist,Alto Saxophone,Track Performer
Chet Baker Trumpet
Gerry Mulligan Baritone Saxophone,Track Performer
Larry Bunker Drums
Joe Mondragon Bass
Carson Smith Bass
Gerry Mulligan Quartet Track Performer
Technical CreditsRichard Bock Producer
Michael Cuscuna Producer,Liner Notes
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Konitz Meets Mulligan based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
During the time of this recording, Lee Konitz had been playing in the relatively regimented setting of Stan Kenton's big band. It is evident in some of his improvisational work here that he had been unable to "stretch out" for awhile. So while enjoyable, I would hate for this to be your only exposure to the marvelous alto of Lee Konitz. Gerry Mulligan and group are relaxed and proficient, while Lee seems rushed at times to show you all his ideas. If you are a Mulligan or Konitz fan, you'll probably want to have this anyway - it is a 3 star effort. But if you want just a sample of either artist, sample Lee's later work and check out Mulligan where he is not confined by playing host to Konitz.