Lee Konitz Quintet

Peacemeal

Peacemeal

  • Release Date: 11 May 2004
  • OJCCD-1101-2

The great Hungarian composer Béla Bartók is a hero to and influence on many modern jazz artists. Few of them, however, have actually performed Bartók compositions. In this remarkable album, Lee Konitz and his colleagues do just that, recasting for jazz quintet three of Bartók's piano compositions. They also pay tribute to two other masters, with transcriptions of imperishable solos by Roy Eldridge and Lester Young. In addition, there are two of Konitz's composition… MORE

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Recorded in performance at the Jazz Bakery, Los Angeles, CA; October 20, 21, and 22, 2000.

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