|Birth name||Leon Konitz|
|Born||October 13, 1927|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||April 15, 2020 (aged 92)|
New York City, U.S.
|Labels||RCA Red Seal|
|Associated acts||Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Jim Hall, Elvin Jones, Lennie Tristano, Warne Marsh, Brad Mehldau, Charlie Haden|
Lee Konitz (October 13, 1927 – April 15, 2020) was an American jazz composer and alto saxophonist. He was thought to be one of the main people involved in the cool jazz movement. Konitz has also performed successfully in bebop and experimental jazz.
References[change | change source]
- Hamilton, p. 2
- Robinson, Michael. "An interview with Lee Konitz". Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2007-05-31.
- Bebco, Joe. "Jazz innovator Lee Konitz has died of Covid-19 at age 92". Retrieved 2020-04-15.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Lee Konitz at Wikimedia Commons
- A 1985 interview Archived 2004-10-09 at the Wayback Machine
- Lee Konitz: 12 Memorable Duets Archived 2009-06-05 at the Wayback Machine by Thierry Quénum (Jazz.com)
- Lee Konitz Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard by NPR