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Lester Young: The Complete Studio Sessions On Verve

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In un mercato discografico in cui si assiste al paradosso quotidiano di migliaia di uscite che nessuno [o quasi] comprerà, alla corsa alla ristampa - poco importa la qualità - di qualsiasi cosa sia uscita da pochi minuti dal "giogo" dei diritti d'autore, ma anche allo stesso tempo di cofanetti costosi, atti più a solleticare l'impulso feticista del collezionista che non a portare la musica a conoscenza delle nuove generazioni, l'iniziativa della Universal Italia di rendere nuovamente disponibile - a un prezzo contenuto - il box che racchiude tutte le sedute di studio di Lester Young per la Verve è una felicissima e lodevole eccezione.

[Tra l'altro la stessa "politica" è stata felicemente adottata con il box


Track Listing: Cd 1 01. Back To The Land; 02. I Cover The Waterfront - (12" LP take); 03. I Cover The Waterfront - (master take); 04. Somebody Loves Me; 05. I've Found A New Baby; 06. Man I Love, The; 07. Peg O' My Heart; 08. I Want To Be Happy; 09. Mean To Me; 10. Too Marvelous For Words - (78-rpm take); 11. Too Marvelous For Words - (LP take); 12. 'Deed I Do; 13. Encore; 14. Polka Dots And Moonbeams; 15. Up 'N' Adam; 16. Three Little Words; 17. Count Every Star - (master take); 18. Count Every Star; 19. It All Depends On You; 20. Neenah - (alternate take); 21. Neenah - (alternate take); 22. Neenah - (master take); Cd 2 01. Jeepers Creepers; 02. Thou Swell - (USA 78-rpm take); 03. Thou Swell - (Canada 78-rpm take); 04. September In The Rain; 05. Undercover Girl Blues; 06. Frenesi; 07. Pete's Cafe; 08. Little Pee Blues; 09. Foggy Day, A; 10. In A Little Spanish Town; 11. Let's Fall In Love; 12. Down 'N' Adam; 13. Lester Swings; 14. Slow Motion Blues; 15. Ad Lib Blues; 16. Just You, Just Me; 17. Tea For Two; 18. Indiana; 19. These Foolish Things; 20. I Can't Get Started Cd 3 01. Star Dust; 02. It Takes Two To Tango; 03. On The Sunny Side Of The Street; 04. Almost Like Being In Love; 05. I Can't Give You Anything But Love; 06. There Will Never Be Another You; 07. I'm Confessin'; 08. Willow Weep For Me; 09. This Can't Be Love; 10. Can't We Be Friends; 11. Tenderly; 12. New D.B. Blues; 13. Jumpin' At The Woodside; 14. I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me; 15. Oh, Lady Be Good!; 16. Another Mambo; 17. Come Rain Or Come Shine; 18. Rose Room; 19. Somebody Loves Me; 20. Touch Me Again; 21. It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Cd 4 01. I'm In The Mood For Love; 02. Big Top Blues; 03. Mean To Me; 04. That's All - (alternate take); 05. That's All - (master take); 06. Red Boy Blues; 07. Pennies From Heaven; 08. She's Funny That Way - (breakdown); 09. She's Funny That Way - (master take); 10. One O'Clock Jump; 11. It's The Talk Of The Town; 12. I've Found A New Baby; 13. I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan Cd 5 01. I Didn't Know What Time It Was; 02. Gigantic Blues; 03. This Year's Kisses; 04. You Can Depend On Me; 05. Pres Returns; 06. Prisoner Of Love; 07. Taking A Chance On Love; 08. All Of Me; 09. Louise; 10. Love Is Here To Stay; 11. Love Me Or Leave Me Cd 6 01. St. Tropez - (alternate take); 02. St. Tropez - (master take); 03. Flic; 04. Ballad Medley: A Ghost Of A Chance / I Cover The Waterfront; 05. Love Is Here To Stay; 06. Sunday - (rejected version); 07. Perdido - (incomplete take); 08. Waldorf Blues - (alternate take); 09. Waldorf Blues - (master take); 10. Sunday - (master take); 11. You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me - (alternate take) Cd 7 01. You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me - (master take); 02. Romping; 03. Gypsy In My Soul; 04. Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone; 05. They Can't Take That Away From Me; 06. Salute To Benny; 07. Ballad Medley: The Very Thought Of You / I Want A Little Girl / Blue And Sentimental; 08. Mean To Me; 09. I Didn't Know What Time It Was; 10. Oh, Lady Be Good!; 11. Almost Like Being In Love; 12. Three Little Words; 13. I Cover The Waterfront; 14. I Can't Get Started; Cd 8 01. Indiana; 02. Pennies From Heaven; 03. New D.B. Blues; 04. Lullaby Of Birdland; 05. There Will Never Be Another You; 06. Tea For Two; 07. Interview With Lester Young: Early Life/Birthplace/Music In New Orleans/Young's Father; 08. Interview With Lester Young: After New Orleans; 09. Interview With Lester Young: Pres's Instruments/Drums/Tenor Saxophone; 10. Interview With Lester Young: Count Basie; 11. Interview With Lester Young: Racial Tension; 12. Interview With Lester Young: Influences; 13. Interview With Lester Young: Composing And Reading Music: The Family Band/With Orchestra; 14. Interview With Lester Young: Recordings: Clarinet Dates; 15. Interview With Lester Young: Lady Day And And Nobody's Business; 16. Interview With Lester Young: Philosophy On Music I; 17. Interview With Lester Young: Younger Saxophonists; 18. Interview With Lester Young: Basie Then And Now; 19. Interview With Lester Young: Debunking; 20. Interview With Lester Young: Philosophy On Music II; 21. Interview With Lester Young: Pres's Sound: Sitting In With Fletcher Henderson; 22. Interview With Lester Young: Joining Henderson; 23. Interview With Lester Young: Early Pres: Oliver, Bronson, Basie; 24. Interview With Lester Young: Coleman Hawkins And Henderson; 25. Interview With Lester Young: Billie Holiday; 26. Interview With Lester Young: Recording Techniques; 27. Interview With Lester Young: Pres's Favorite Singers; 28. Interview With Lester Young: Philosophy On Music Vis-A-Vis Other Tenor Players; 29. Interview With Lester Young: Records New And Old; 30. Interview With Lester Young: Mahalia Jackson

Personnel: Lester Young (sax tenore, clarinetto); Jesse Drake, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Roy Eldridge (tromba); Vic Dickenson (trombone); Nat "King" Cole, Hank Jones, John Lewis, Gildo Mahones, Oscar Peterson, Lou Stein, Rene Urtreger, Teddy Wilson (piano); Herb Ellis, Jimmy Gourley, Freddie Green, Barney Kessel (chitarra); Ray Brown, George Duvivier, Jamil Nasser, John Ore, Gene Ramey, Joe Shulman (contrabbasso); Louie Bellson, Bill Clark, Kenny Clarke, J.C. Heard, Jo Jones, Connie Kay, Buddy Rich, Mickey Sheen (batteria)

Title: The Complete Studio Sessions On Verve | Year Released: 2006 | Record Label: Verve Music Group

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