Effective bandleader, composer, and saxophonist known for his specific awesome jazz sound. He was influenced to try out music by hearing big swing rings and was asked to play using the Teddy Powell Music group in 1945. He performed with Kilometers Davis as well as the classes they recorded had been released within the Birth of Great. He was created and elevated in Chicago. Konitz offers collaborated on many recordings like a bandleader, including use Dave Brubeck.