Andy Hamilton

Andy’s Contributions


June 2007    Features

Lee Konitz: New School

(Excerpted from Lee Konitz: Conversations on the Improviser's Art by Andy Hamilton, University of Michigan Press, 2007.) Lennie Tristano was one of jazz’s most remarkable innovators. A charismatic influence on a generation of mainly white players, the blind...

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About Andy Hamilton


A longtime contributor to music magazines like Jazz Review and The Wire—where his book on Lee Konitz originally grew out of interviews with the septuagenarian saxophonist—Andy Hamilton teaches philosophy at Durham University in the U.K. Also a jazz pianist, Hamilton’s book Aesthetics and Music was released in May 2007.

Andy Hamilton joined the JazzTimes community on Jan 31, 2008