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Lester Young

"Prez"

Saxophonist, Bandleader, Composer

(1909 - 1959)

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Lester Young with Oscar Peterson Trio

Lester Young, Oscar Peterson Trio



Pres and Teddy

Lester Young and Teddy Wilson



A Musical Romance

Billie Holiday, Lester Young



The Jazz Giants, 1956

Roy Eldridge, Lester Young, Vic Dickenson, et al.



Complete Aladdin Recordings

Lester Young



European Tour '56

Miles Davis, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Lester Young



The Lester Young Trio

Lester Young



The Kansas City Sessions

Lester Young



Ken Burns Jazz Collection: Lester Young

Lester Young



Lester Young Story

Lester Young
Reading and Viewing

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Lewis Porter

Lester Young (Jazz Perspectives)

University of Michigan Press


Douglas Henry Daniels

Lester Leaps In: The Life and Times of Lester "Pres" Young

Beacon Press


Lewis Porter

A Lester Young Reader (Smithsonian Readers in American Music)

Smithsonian Institution Press


Various

Down Beat: Sixty Years of Jazz

Hal Leonard Corporation


Buddy Anderson, Count Basie, Eddie Durham, Jimmy Forrest, Curtis Foster

The Last of the Blue Devils - The Kansas City Jazz Story

Rhapsody Films

DVD


Lester Young

Jammin' the Blues

Efor Films

DVD

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