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by Connie Crothers
Mon May 04, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: Lennie inducted into the Lincoln Center Jazz Hall of Fame
Replies: 1
Views: 4745

Lennie inducted into the Lincoln Center Jazz Hall of Fame

Lennie has just been inducted into the Lincoln Center Jazz hall of Fame. There will be an invitation only ceremony on July 1 or 2. Following that there will be another ceremony open to the public, the date as yet undetermined. Two other musicians will be inducted this year—Dexter Gordon and James P....
by Connie Crothers
Fri Jan 28, 2011 12:21 am
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: DO THE MATH: Lennie Tristano/Barack Obama
Replies: 3
Views: 11536

Re: DO THE MATH: Lennie Tristano/Barack Obama

Add (another black drummer): Connie Kay. Lennie was on tour in Europe with other pianists. In Berlin, as they were setting up for the evening's performance, Connie Kay spontaneously sat in with Lennie. Lennie loved it so much, he asked Connie to join him in his set. The set was filmed and can be vie...
by Connie Crothers
Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: DO THE MATH: Lennie Tristano/Barack Obama
Replies: 3
Views: 11536

Re: DO THE MATH: Lennie Tristano/Barack Obama

I think Ethan Iverson's blog essay about Lennie is full of descriptions about Lennie that continue the mythological character called "Lennie Tristano," which doesn't represent the Lennie Tristano that I and other close close friends and associates knew. I'll just deal with one facet of thi...
by Connie Crothers
Sun Jan 09, 2011 1:10 pm
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: New York Times article
Replies: 3
Views: 8902

New York Times article

In the January 9, 2011 edition of the New York Times, there is an article about the "Lennie Tristano School," featuring Ted Brown and others. Here is the link: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/09/arts/ ... nted=print
by Connie Crothers
Fri Aug 06, 2010 10:51 pm
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: Descent Into The Maelstrom compilation
Replies: 2
Views: 6100

Re: Descent Into The Maelstrom compilation

I know how the tracks of "Descent Into The Maelstrom" was compiled, because I was the one who put them together and submitted the resulting tape to the record company, East Wind. The selections were all made by Lennie. He had wanted a different title for this record--"Retrospectus.&qu...

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