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WBGO reprises Piano Jazz with Lee Konitz

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A former member of the Miles Davis "Famous Nonet," Lee Konitz is the foremost saxophonist in the cool style of jazz. He is also a composer, arranger and teacher. While his very first instrument was a clarinet, he favored tenor sax and then made his way to alto. What's more, he plays the piano! On this 1992 Piano Jazz, Konitz and host Marian McPartland combine forces for a version of "Like Someone In Love."     Originally broadcast in the winter of 1992.         SET LIST

"I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" (Bassman, Washington)
"All the Things You Are" (Hammerstein, Kern)
"Stella by Starlight" (Washington, Young)
"In Your Own Sweet Way" (Brubeck)
"Body and Soul" (Heyman, Green)
"Close Your Eyes" (McPartland, Konitz)
"Little Girl Blue" (Rodgers, Hart)
"Naima" (Coltrane)
"Like Someone In Love" (Burke, Van Heusen)                       PHOTO: BOB TRAVIS / COURTESY OF THE ARTIST

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