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Every One Who Loves Real Jazz Should Own This Album

The Man sings every note and every note is perfect.
Highly Recommend
Lester Young (ts), Hank Jones (p), Ray Brown (b), Buddy Rich (ds).
Recorded in New York City, probably September 17, 1949.

Lester Young (ts), John Lewis (p), Joe Shulman (b), Bill Clark (ds).
Recorded in New York City, June 1950.

#6, #7:
Lester Young (ts), John Lewis (p), Gene Ramey (b), Jo Jones (ds).
Recorded in New York City on January 16, 1951.

All the rest are the
same personnel as #6
Recorded in New York City on March 8, 1951.


Born: August 27, 1909 in Woodville, MS

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '30s, '40s, '50s

Lester Young was one of the true jazz giants, a tenor saxophonist who came up with a completely different conception in which to play his horn, floating over bar lines with a light tone rather than adopting Coleman Hawkins' then-dominant forceful approach. A non-conformist, Young (nicknamed "Pres" by Billie Holiday) had the ironic experience in the 1950s of hearing many young tenors try to sound exactly like him. Although he spent his earliest days near New Orleans, Lester Young lived in Minneapolis...
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