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Lennie Tristano His Life in Music (Jazz Perspectives) by Eunmi Shim

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English


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  • Composers & musicians,
  • Jazz,
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  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Music,
  • Pianists,
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  • Biography,
  • Jazz musicians,
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The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7634130M
ISBN 100472113461
ISBN 109780472113460

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“In Lennie Tristano: His Life in Music, Shim has provided a comprehensive biographical and analytical account of one of jazz’s most important and most frequently misunderstood figures. Her insights into Tristano’s personality are well nuanced, and the focus on his /5(8). Check out Lennie Tristano on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon. The earliest of these 19 sides, dating from , capture Lennie Tristano at newly arrived in New York and beginning to carve a place for himself in the embryonic bebop scene. Playing with Billy Bauer on guitar and bassist Clyde Lombardi, Tristano shows off a mix of youthful verse and pianistic elegance, coupled with effortless, seamless invention, matched by Bauer's crisp, economical 10/ Explore releases from Lennie Tristano at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Lennie Tristano at the Discogs Marketplace.

Posted on Decem Decem Categories Uncategorized Leave a comment on LENNIE TRISTANO- A NEGLECTED JAZZMAN By Robert Palmer Jan. 24, JazzTimes Essential Lennie Tristano Recordings. Pianist Lennie Tristano was an early inspiration and a major influence on the playing of altoist Lee Konitz and tenor saxophonist Warne very notable and highly original Capitol recordings of -- with the quiet metronomic rhythm section, advanced melodic improvising, and reharmonizations -- stood apart from the typical bop of the period.9/   50+ videos Play all Mix - Lennie Tristano - Tangerine (Copenhagen '65) YouTube Lennie Tristano ~ TV-documentary 1/2 - Duration: champignon de Paris 8, views. The Complete Atlantic Recordings Of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz, And Warne Marsh (Mosaic box-set, out of print, with an invaluable essay by Larry Kart, also included in his book Jazz In Search Of.

Lennie Tristano occupies a rare position not only in jazz history but in the history of twentieth-century music. Emerging from an era when modernism was the guiding principle in art, Tristano explored musical avenues that were avant-garde even by modernism's experimental standards. In so doing, he tested and transcended the boundaries of jazz.   No doubt the spirit of that recording by Tristano was there. When asked about his influences, Bill Evans said: “above all Bud Powell and the thoughts of Lennie Tristano. I am indirectly influenced by Lennie Tristano through Lee Konitz, he is at top of . This CD brings together some of the greatest cool jazz ever recorded--Tristano's sextet sessions for Capitol and Marsh's masterpiece Jazz of Two no's sessions (which feature Marsh and Lee Konitz on sax) are breathtaking displays of exciting and intellectually challenging bop, and the final two cuts--"Intuition" and "Digression"--prefigure free jazz/5(11). This compilation assembles all of the Metronome All-Stars radio broadcasts and studio recording sessions in which Charlie Parker and Lennie Tristano both participated. As a thrilling bonus, the disc opens with two marvelously intimate recordings made on Parker's tape recorder at Lennie Tristano's house in New York sometime during August of