R.I.P. Lee Konitz, 92


Jazz Saxophonist Dead at 92 From COVID-19

‘One of the most influential alto saxophone soloists of the modern age, Lee Konitz, died in a New York hospital on 15 April, aged 92, after contracting COVID-19.

The gifted improviser performed with dozens of first-class musicians throughout his career, including Miles Davis, Kenny Burrell, Stan Getz, Bud Powell, Chick Corea and Gerry Mulligan….’

– Martin Chilton writing in uDiscover


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