Biography by Scott Yanow. A tenor sax legend, known as Pres, whose melodic, smooth-flowing lines made him the most influential and inventive player of the pre-bop era.
What I consider to be one of the best sides from Lester Young's 1949 session for Savoy with Roy Haynes on drums - seriously amazing ideas in this solo.
The Complete Lester Young Studio Sessions On Verve. With his airy, vibratoless tone and sophisticated harmonic imagination, Lester Young (1909-59) was arguably the most influential tenor saxophonist after Coleman Hawkins.
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
Lester Smooths It Out. Movin' With Lester. It's Better To Give Than Receive. Easy Does It. Jumpin' At Mesners. Somthing To Remember You By. No Eyes Blues. album: Classics - Lester Young. album: Expensive Bling. Mason-Dixon Line Blues. album: Shades of Jazz. album: The Very Best Of.
Here is complete picture: everything that Lester Young recorded for this record company (mainly during 1944. There is even more - live session from 1949. May 2008, 23:32 for CD Lester Young, The Complete Savoy Recordings. Used drive : HL-DT-STCD-RW GCE-8527B Adapter: 0 ID: 3 Read mode : Secure with NO C2, accurate stream, NO disable cache Combined read/write offset correction : 0 Overread into Lead-In and Lead-Out : No. Used output format : Internal WAV Routines 4. 00 Hz; 16 Bit; Stereo.
Lester Willis Young (August 27, 1909 – March 15, 1959), nicknamed "Pres" or "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and sometime 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 harmonies, using "a free-floating style, wheeling and diving like a gull, banking with low, funky riffs that pleased dancers and listeners alike".
Album: The Complete Aladdin Recordings Of Lester Young, The Aladdin Sessions. Lester Young: best 2 tracks. Jo Jones, Lester Young, Roy Eldridge, Teddy Wilson, Vic Dickenson - I Didn't Know What Time It Was Jazz Giants '56, 2016 10:01. Jo Jones, Lester Young, Roy Eldridge, Teddy Wilson, Vic Dickenson - This Year's Kisses Jazz Giants '56, 2016 06:45. Artist: Lester Young.
Emanuele Cisi - Lester Left Town (feat. Roberta Gambarini) (06:52, 320Kb/s). Emanuele Cisi - No Eyes (feat. Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: No Eyes: Looking at Lester Young (2018).