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  1. A non-conformist, Young (nicknamed "Pres" by Billie Holiday) had the ironic experience in the s 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 by , playing in a legendary family band.
  2. Lester Willis Young (August 27, – March 15, ), nicknamed "Pres" or "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and occasional clarinetist.. Coming to prominence while a member of Count Basie's orchestra, Young was one of the most influential players on his instrument. In contrast to many of his hard-driving peers, Young played with a relaxed, cool tone and used sophisticated.
  3. This release presents the two complete original albums reuniting Lester and the Oscar Peterson Trio (with the addition of Barney Kessel on guitar, the band is in fact a quartet), plus some tunes from the same session originally issued separately.
  4. Pres Is Blue, an album by Lester Young on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. By using our website and our services, you agree to our use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy.
  5. Lester Young ‎– Pres Is Blue Label: Charlie Parker Records ‎– PLPS Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, 12", 33 RPM Country: US Released: Genre: Jazz Style: Bop, Hard Bop Tracklist A1 Pennies From Heaven Written-By – A. Johnston*, J. Burke* A2 Stardust Written-By – H. Carmichael*, M. Parish* A3 Mean To MeSeller Rating: % positive.
  6. Jan 01,  · ‎Album · · 15 Songs. Available with an Apple Music subscription. The Legendary Oscar Peterson Trio Live At the Blue Note In Tune (Anniversary Edition) [Remastered] Night Train (Remastered ) Mills Blue Rhythm Band This Is Jazz, Vol. 26 - Lester Young Lester Young The Great Paris Concert Duke Ellington The Essential.
  7. Jun 02,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Pres Is Blue on Discogs.4/5(6).
  8. 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 s of hearing many young tenors try to.

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