Lennie Tristano Sextet – Wow (Full Album)

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“As is true of the Jazz label’s CDs, there are no liner notes on this release and the total time falls into the range of an LP, but this is a rare live performance by pianist Lennie Tristano’s finest group. The identities of the bassist and drummer (who are both relegated to quiet timekeeping) are unknown but the other musicians are quite distinctive. With altoist Lee Konitz, tenor-saxophonist Warne Marsh and guitarist Billy Bauer contributing their voices, Tristano explores a variety of common chord changes, a brief Fugue by Bach and his remarkable title cut. Well worth acquiring.” – Scott Yanow/AllMusic.

Track listing:

1 Wow 8:27
2 Remembrance 3:53
3 April Fool
4 Subconscious-Lee
5 Fugue In D Minor, BWV 899
6 Chord Interlude
7 Sound-Lee
8 Do The Things You Do
9 No Figs


Lee Konitz – alto saxophone
Billy Bauer – guitar
Lennie Tristano (tracks: 1 to 4, 6 to 9) – piano
Warne Marsh – tenor saxophone

Label: Jazz Records ‎– JR-9 CD
Format: CD, Album
Country: US
Released: 1991
Recorded: 1950, NYC