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Lee Konitz , Oliver Nelson, Art Farmer
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Birthday: October 13, 1927
This one was made by a Dutch TV program called Jazz Cellar in 1966
Lee Konitz, alto sax
Art Farmer, fluegelhorn
Pim Jacobs, piano
Ake Persson, trombone
Stu Martin, drums
Lee Konitz, one of the alto sax players of the late 1940s and early 1950s who did not sound like Charlie Parker. Some consider him the ultimate example of the "cool" school of alto sax.
His work with pianist Lennie Tristano and his appearance on the Miles Davis album Birth of the Cool helped cement his reputation.
His career has been wide ranging from small groups to big bands, from sideman to leader, from straight ahead to free.
That's how we grow.