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Revisiting and reliving Tristano

Posted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 11:43 am
by keith
An interview with Jason Scott

Jason Scott can’t get away from the music of Lennie Tristano, and it’s a good thing. The gigs on which he performs the piano master’s compositions are just as much entertaining history lessons as they are a couple sets of interesting and not often heard jazz. In a way, Scott is keeping a part of jazz from the 40s and 50s alive, reminding us all that there was more going on in the bebop movement of the late 1940s than just Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.


Keith

Re: Revisiting and reliving Tristano

Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 5:53 am
by jostber
Seems like that link was broken so I posted the right one here:

http://rvanews.com/features/revisiting- ... tano/30398

A great read! Would like to hear their version of "Wow", one of my greatest favorite tunes with Lennie.