Lennie Tristano

Live At The Café Bohemia

RLR Records

Lennie Tristano (p), Bill Harris (tb), Flip Phillips, Warne Marsh (ts), Lee Konitz (as), Billy Bauer (g), Chubby Jackson, Sonny Dallas (b), Denzil Best, Nick Stabulas (d)

Reference: RLR88638

Bar code: 8436006496387

A rarely heard jam session presented here for the first time ever on CD. Recorded live at the New York famous Café Bohemia. The performance showcases modern jazz piano genius Lennie Tristano playing with an all star group including trombonist Bill Harris and tenor saxophonist Flip Phillips.

As a bonus, the complete soundtrack from TV broadcast featuring Tristano with Warne Marsh and Lee Knoitz appearing also for the first time ever on CD.

Tristano shines on both sets his extended solos and his risky accompaniment behind the two horns.


01. What Is This Thing Called Love (13:52)
02. Just You, Jus Me (10:45)
03. A Knight In The Village (9:42)
04. Medley: Body And Soul / Sweet Lorraine (4:05)
05. Flip Meets Bill (10:38)
06. Subconscious-Lee (6:19) (*) Bonus Track
07. 317 East 32nd (9:55) (*) Bonus Track
08. Background Music (9:59) (*) Bonus Track

Total time: 75:15

Personnel on tracks #1-5: Lennie Tristano (p), Bill Harris (tb), Flip Phillips (ts), Billy Bauer (g), Chubby Jackson (b) and Denzil Best (d). [Pianist Argonne Thornton replaces Tristano on track 5 only] Recorded live at the Café Bohemia, New York City, on August 22, 1947.

Personnel on tracks #6-8: Lennie Tristano (p), Lee Konitz (as), Warne Marsh (ts), Sonny Dallas (b) and Nick Stabulas (d). Recorded at the "Look Up & Live" TV Broadcast, from the Half Note, New York City, June 6, 1964.


$16.89  (tax incl.)

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