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LESTER YOUNG ”PREZ”

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LESTER WILLIS YOUNG ''PREZ''

B. August 27. 1909 - (Woodville, Mississipi)
D. March 15, 1959 -( New York)

He is famous for his personal style as a soloist and for having formed a musical model for generations of jazz players, both those who would start the bebop movement and those who would define the next cool jazz

1) Circus in Rhythm
2) Poor Little Play
3) Tush
4) These Foolish Things
5) Exercise in Swing
6) Salute To Fats
7) Basie English
8) Blue Lester
9) I Don't Stand A Ghost of A Change
10) Indiana
11) Jump Lester Jump
12) Crazy Over J-z
13) Ding Dong
14) Blues 'N' Bells
15) June Bug

Billy Butterfield, Joe Newman, Ed Lewis, Harry Edison (trumpets)
Eli Robinson, Dickie Wells, Ted Donelly, Lou Taylor, (trombones)
Earl Warren (alto sax,vocal) - Jimmy Powell (alto sax)
Hank D'Amico (clarinet) - Lester Young , Buddy Tate (tenor sax)
Rudy Rutherford (baritone sax)
Count Basie, Johnny Guarnieri, Clyde Hart, Junior Mance (piano)
Freddie Green, Dexter Hall, (guitar)
Rodney Richardson, Billy Taylor, Leroy Jackson (bass)
Jo Jones, Cozy Cole, Shadow Wilson, Roy Haynes (drums)
Engravings from 1944 to 1949

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