Green Tristano : small jazz ensemble
by Louise Denson (1993)
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This composition is a contrafact on the standard On Green Dolphin St. (Kaper/Washington). The melody emulates the linear cross-rhythmic and chromatic language that was pioneered by pianist Lennie Tristano and his contemporaries saxophonists Warne Marsh and Lee Konitz.
Instrumentation: Drumkit, bass, piano, alto saxophone.
Duration: 8 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Complicated melody, bright tempo
Featured on the album Clean Start, winner of the 2003 Queensland Recording Association Sunnie Award for Best Jazz Album.
- In the form/style of: Jazz
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