Lee Konitz - alto saxophone
Kurt Rosenwinkel - guitar
Dan Tepfer - piano
Joe Sanders - bass
Johnathan Blake - drums
Andrea Keller Quartet
Andrea Keller - piano
Eugene Ball- trumpet
Ian Whitehurst - tenor saxophone
Joe Talia - drums
Melbourne International Jazz Festival regrets to advise that this evening’s concert, featuring Lee Konitz and Kurt Rosenwinkel, has had to be cancelled due to Mr Konitz’s ill health. Unfortunately this concert can not be rescheduled. Our thoughts and well wishes are with Mr Konitz and his family at this time. Patrons are able to obtain a refund through the box office.
Distinctive, distinguished and at the height of his powers, Lee Konitz is a true legend of jazz.
A leading exponent of cool jazz, Konitz was there for its beginnings, appearing on Miles Davis’ seminal
1957 record Birth Of The Cool. Refusing to rest on the laurels of his legend status, Konitz’s recordings
and performances continue to thrill audiences with their warmth and playful invention.
Lyrical and understated, Konitz’s work is suffused with restless melody, imbuing the most often‐played
jazz standards with a startling freshness of interpretation.
Appearing with Lee Konitz for the first time in Australia are pianist Dan Tepfer and his trio featuring
celebrated bassist Joe Sanders and drummer Johnathan Blake. They are joined by special guest Kurt
The interplay between “Deep Lee” and this ensemble of young innovators is one born of a spiritual and
artistic kinship that belies the generations between them.
A reserve: $69 / $61 Conc
B reserve: $59 / $49 Conc
Having trouble? Please call our Box Office during business hours on +61 3 9699 3333.