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Interview 1: Lee Konitz

Kerouac on Record : A Literary Soundtrack

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz (b. 13 October 1927) is a significant figure in the history of jazz. As well as having had a remarkable solo career, he was a member of various groups led by pianist Lennie Tristano (himself of considerable...
...I wanted to put my hand to an enormous pean which would unite my vision of America with words spilled out in the modern spontaneous method.I knew that they [the Beats] were there, but I didn’t know how much they were listening.An...
...The 27 March 2017 cover of The New Yorker magazine testifies to the longevity of the Beats. ‘Shelf Life’ is the name of the piece that graces the issue. Luci Gutiérrez is the name of the artist who did the drawing that depicts a tall...

West Coast Jazz

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...West Coast jazz was a term used in the popular media of 1950s and 1960s to refer to what was perceived as a distinctively Californian approach to jazz. California had been closely linked to jazz since its earliest days, with both San...

Trondheim and Middle Norway

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: Trondheim city: 154,351 (2004) Trondheim is the third-largest city of Norway. The city (formerly named Nidaros) has been a major center of the region of middle Norway for centuries. The city...

Cool Jazz

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...A jazz movement of the 1950s, cool jazz emerged at a time when the up-tempo, virtuosic extremes of an earlier style, bebop, had fallen out of public favor following a brief commercial breakthrough in the mid-1940s, and modern jazz found...