Some of the most sublime jazz of the 50s – featuring material from sessions for the albums Lee Konitz & WarneMarsh, Tristano, Inside Hi-Fi, The Real Konitz, WarneMarsh, New Tristano, The Lennie Tristano Quartet, and the Japanese-only album Worthwhile Konitz. Features some previously unissued tracks too! CD
(Out of print – and in great shape!)
Ne Plus Ultra ... CD Hatology/Revelation (Switzerland), 1969. New Copy Gatefold ...
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A masterpiece by WarneMarsh – and proof that there was always a committed modernist lurking behind some of his more straightforward playing! The session has sort of a post-Tristano underground west coast feel (if we can make up such a heavy handed term!), and it features a piano-less quartet with Marsh on tenor, Gary Foster on alto, Dave Parlato on bass, and Terry Tirabasso on drums. Foster's playing at this point in his career is wonderful, with lots of crisy icy tones that remind us of the best Konitz recordings of the mid 50s. Tracks are long and introspective, and titles include Tristano's "Lennies Pennies" and "317 E 32nd", Konitz's "Subconscious-Lee", and the original improvisation "Touch & Go". CD