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Lester Young: Centennial Celebration Lester Young

Read "Centennial Celebration Lester Young" reviewed by Andrew Velez


Although he'd lived a scant 50 hard years when he died in 1959, tenor sax giant Lester Willis Young was and remains one of the most vital and influential forces in jazz. He used words as singularly as he played, dubbing Billie Holiday “Lady Day"; theirs was an incomparable musical pairing and she returned the favor, ...

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Centennial Celebration Lester Young

Label: Original Jazz Classics
Released: 2009
Track listing: Jumpin' With Symphony Sid; Tea For Two; I Can't Get Started; Pennies From Heaven; I'm Confessin' (That I Love You); Oh; Lady; Be Good; Just You; Just Me; Undecided; I Cover the Waterfront; Lester Leaps In.


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