Connie Crothers

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Connie Crothers (born May 2, 1941 in Palo Alto, California) is a jazz pianist. She majored in music at the University of California, Berkeley before becoming a student of Lennie Tristano.[1] After his death she became President of the Lennie Tristano Jazz Foundation.[2] She is also known for works done with Max Roach in the 1980s, such as the album Swish.[3]

As a leader she headed a quartet with Richard Tabnik and Roger Mancuso.[4]


  • Perception (SteepleChase, 1974)
  • Spontaneous Suite for Two Pianos (RogueArt, 2011) - with David Arner
  • Two (Relative Pitch, 2012) - with Jemeel Moondoc


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