Lee Konitz – Motion Consort News February 25, 2021 Music Regarded by many as Konitz’s greatest album, Motion shows of the alto saxophonist versatility as a jazz improviser. Tracks such as ‘Foolin’ Myself’ features role reversal where Konitz provides harmonic patterns that support solo bass improvisation. The original album consisted of 5 tracks where each ‘head’ is more alluded to than presented as theme which then is developed during a solo or series of solo features amongst the band. The album was awarded a four star rating by The Penguin Guide to Jazz, who included it in their tightly selected ‘Core Collection’, stating it as “one of the great modern jazz records” [Cook & Morton, 2008). Cook, R. & Morton, B. (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). New York: Penguin. p. 836. ISBN 978-0-14-103401-0 _______ Post by Andrew McNeill www.saxophonetuition.com Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.