Tracks & Personnel: 1. Indiana 2. I Can’t Get Started (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) Lester Young – tenor saxophone Nat King Cole – piano Red Callender – bass Note: An unknown drummer was dubbed in [More]
“Uptown’s 2013 release Boston 1950 features highlights from a series of concerts the great tenor saxophonist Lester Young gave at Boston’s Hi-Hat between May 26 and June 11, 1950. He was performing with trumpeter Jesse [More]
The Jazz Giants ’56 is an album by saxophonist Lester Young, first issued in 1956 on Verve Records. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Even critics who feel (against the recorded evidence to the contrary) that [More]