Lester Willis Young (August 27, 1909 – March 15, 1959), 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
Album · 1995 · 22 Songs. Shoe Shine Boy. Lester Young & Jones Smith incorporated. Lester Young & Count Basie. 5. Exactly Like You. 6. Time Out. 7. I've Found a New Baby. Lester Young & Teddy Wilson. 8. A Sailboat In the Moonlight. Lester Young & Billie Holiday. 9. Me Myself and I. 10. Way Down Yonder In New Orleans.
Album · 2013 · 84 Songs. The Complete Recordings: 1936-1955 Lester Young. Listen on Apple Music.
Defying what has become conventional wisdom, tenor saxophonist Lester Young cut some of his greatest recordings in the 1950s - that is, when he was reasonably healthy. On this wonderful effort with pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist Barney Kessel, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer . Heard, Prez performs definitive versions of "Just You, Just Me" and "Tea for Two," and plays a string of concise but memorable ballad renditions: "On the Sunny Side of the Street," "Almost Like Being in Love," "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," "There.
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