Lester Young – Three Little Words (1944) Personnel: Lester Young – tenor saxophone Bill Coleman – trumpet Dicky Wells – trombone Joe Bushkin – piano John Simmons – bass Jo Jones – drums
“Schola Cantorum”, Paris, France, May 20, 1955. Personnel: Peanuts Holland, Guy Longnon – trumpet Milton “Mezz” Mezzrow – clarinet Milton Sealey – piano Kansas Fields – drums
“Savoiardi” (“Stompin at the Savoy”). The title was changed because jazz music was strictly forbidden in Italy, as in Germany, during the wartime. “Stompin’ at the Savoy” is a 1934 jazz standard composed by Edgar Sampson. [More]
Album:” Lester Young / Blue Lester Combo Takes ” Recorded:New York City, June 28,1949 Personnel: Lester Young – tenor saxophone Jesse Drakes – trumpet Jerry Elliott – trombone Junior Mance – piano Leroy Jackson – [More]
“Prez’s Mood” (Lester Young). Album: “Prez Conferences (1946-1958)”
Personnel: Harry Edison – trumpet Dicky Wells – trombone Lester Young – tenor saxophone Illinois Jacquet – tenor saxophone Marlowe Morris – piano Barney Kessel – guitar Red Callender – base John Simmons – base Sid Catlett [More]
“Thе Bіggеѕt Lіttlе Band In The Land”, thе Jоhn Kirby Sеxtеt frоm the 1947 movie “Sepia Cіndеrеllа”. Chаrlіе Shаvеrѕ – trumpet Buster Bаіlеу – сlаrіnеt Charlie Hоlmеѕ – аltо ѕаxорhоnе Bіllу Kуlе – ріаnо John [More]
“Blues in Frankie’s Flat” (Frank Foster) Personnel: Joe Newman – trumpet Frank Foster – tenor saxophone Al Grey – trombone Thad Jones, Snookey Young, Sonny Cohn, Joe Newman – trumpets Billy Mitchell, Frank Wess, Marshall [More]