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Lester Young: Ken Burns Jazz

Jones-Smith Incorporated, Count Basie And His Orchestra, Count Basie (piano), Count Basie (leader), Lester Young (tenor saxophone), The Kansas City Six, Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra, Billie Holiday, Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra, The Kansas City Seven, The Lester Young Quartet, Buddy Rich,...

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Contents

Gershwin: Oh, Lady Be Good!

Work length3:08
Album only
Album only
  • Lester Young, Jones-Smith Incorporated
  • Recorded: 1936
  • Recording Venue: Chicago, IL

Eddie Durham, Count Basie, Jon Hendricks: Every Tub

Work length3:17
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Album only
  • Count Basie And His Orchestra, Lester Young (tenor saxophone), Count Basie (leader), Count Basie (piano)
  • Recorded: 1938
  • Recording Venue: New York, NY

Fats Waller, Andriamanantena Paul Razafinkarefo: Honeysuckle Rose

Work length3:00
Album only
Album only
  • Count Basie And His Orchestra, Lester Young (tenor saxophone), Count Basie (leader), Count Basie (piano)
  • Recorded: 1937
  • Recording Venue: New York, NY

Walter Sylvester Page, Milton Gabler: Pagin' The Devil

Work length2:59
Album only
Album only
  • Lester Young, The Kansas City Six
  • Recorded: 1938

Carmen Lombardo, John Jacob Loeb: A Sailboat In The Moonlight

Work length2:51
Album only
Album only
  • Billie Holiday, Lester Young
  • Recorded: 1937

Richard A. Whiting, Neil Moret: He's Funny That Way

Work length2:40
Album only
Album only
  • Lester Young, Billie Holiday
  • Recorded: 1937

Joe Burke, Joe Burke, Edgar Leslie: Getting Some Fun Out of Life

Work length3:03
Album only
Album only
  • Lester Young, Billie Holiday
  • Recorded: 1937
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY

Irving Mills, Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Jack Mills: If Dreams Come True

Work length3:05
Album only
Album only
  • Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra, Billie Holiday, Lester Young
  • Recorded: 1938
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY

Count Basie, Young, Lester Young: Taxi War Dance

Work length2:52
Album only
Album only
  • Count Basie
  • Recorded: 1939
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY

Euday L. Bowman, Andy Razaf: 12th Street Rag

Work length3:05
Album only
Album only
  • Lester Young, Count Basie And His Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1939

Ballard MacDonald, Billy Rose, Joseph Meyer: Clap Hands! Here Comes Charlie

Work length2:30
Album only
Album only
  • Count Basie And His Orchestra, Lester Young
  • Recorded: 1939
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY

Lester Young: Lester Leaps In

Work length3:15
Album only
Album only
  • The Kansas City Seven, Count Basie
  • Recorded: 1939
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY

Lester Young: Tickle Toe

Work length2:40
Album only
Album only
  • Count Basie And His Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1940
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY

Irving Caesar, Vincent Youmans, Clifford Grey: Sometimes I'm Happy

Work length3:11
Album only
Album only
  • Lester Young
  • Recorded: 1943
  • Recording Venue: New York City: WOR

Jack Palmer, Spencer Williams: I've Found A New Baby

Work length4:06
Album only
Album only
  • Buddy Rich (drums), Lester Young (tenor saxophone), Nat King Cole (piano)
  • Recorded: 1946
  • Recording Venue: Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA

Lester Young: D. B. Blues

Work length3:00
Album only
Album only
  • Vic Dickenson (participant), Dodo Marmarosa (participant), Red Callender (participant), Henry Tucker (participant)
  • Recorded: 1945
  • Recording Venue: Los Angeles, CA

Lester Young: Jumpin With Symphony Sid

Work length3:11
Album only
Album only
  • Lester Young, Sadik Hakim (participant), Fred Lacey (participant), Rodney Richardson (participant), Lyndell Marshall (participant)
  • Recorded: 1946-10-01
  • Recording Venue: Los Angeles, CA

Berlin, I: This Year's Kisses

Work length6:45
Album only
Album only
  • Lester Young (tenor saxophone), Roy Eldridge (trumpet), Vic Dickenson (trombone), Teddy Wilson (piano), Freddie Green (guitar), Gene Ramey (double bass), Jo Jones (drums)
  • Recorded: 1956
  • Recording Venue: Fine Sound, NYC

Jimmy van Heusen, Johnny Burke: Polka Dots And Moonbeams

Work length3:35
Album only
Album only
  • Count Basie, Lester Young (tenor saxophone)
  • Recorded: 1957
  • Recording Venue: Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI