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Lee Konitz

Alyn Shipton charts a course through the recordings of alto saxophonist Lee Konitz.

Alyn Shipton talks to the American composer and alto saxophonist Lee Konitz about his music, from his days with Claude Thornhill to his work on Miles Davis's Birth of the Cool.

Alyn Shipton talks to the prolific American composer and alto saxophonist about the landmarks in his career, beginning with his early days with Claude Thornhill and Stan Kenton and progressing to his work on Miles Davis's Birth of the Cool and with Lennie Tristano and his circle.

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