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Lester Young

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Lester Young

Lester Young has been played on NTS in shows including Music To Ease Your Disease, featured first on 1 September 2019. Songs played include On The Sunny Side Of The Street.

Lester Willis Young (August 27, 1909 – March 15, 1959), nicknamed "Pres" or "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and sometime clarinetist. Coming to prominence while a member of Count Basie's orchestra, Young was one of the most influential players on his instrument. In contrast to many of his hard-driving peers, Young played with a relaxed, cool tone and used sophisticated harmonies, using "a free-floating style, wheeling and diving like a gull, banking with…

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On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Lester Young, The Oscar Peterson Trio
Norgran Records1956
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Lester Young, The Oscar Peterson TrioNorgran Records1956
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