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9 Replies to “ Oh! Lady Be Good - Lester Young - Prez Conference (CD) ”

  1. Issued here on the French label, Gitanes Jazz Productions,this excellent CD was recorded in Paris on March 4, and is a reissue/repackaging of Verve's Jazz in Paris series/5(6).
  2. Jan 15,  · "Oh, Lady Be Good." Lester Young with Jones-SmitIncorporated, From the album "The Essential Count Basie, Vol. 1" (Columbia). The first tenor sax-playing "Prez" in what drummer Jo Jones deemed.
  3. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Dave Pell's Prez Conference featuring Joe Williams - In Celebration Of Lester Young at Discogs. Complete your Dave Pell's Prez Conference featuring Joe Williams collection.4/5(9).
  4. Many of his best-known recordings were made at this time, including "Oh Lady Be Good," "Jive at Five," "Lester Leaps In," "Shoe Shine Boy," and others. Young also recorded a number of sessions with small groups under the leadership of Teddy Wilson and Billie Holiday (who allegedly gave him his nickname “Pres” or “Prez”).
  5. Listen to Oh, Lady Be Good! by Lester Young. Join Napster and play your favorite music offline.
  6. Although he'd lived a scant 50 hard years when he died in , tenor sax giant Lester Willis Young was and remains one of the most vital and influential forces in jazz. He used words as singularly as he played, dubbing Billie Holiday "Lady Day"; theirs was an incomparable musical pairing and she returned the favor, calling him "Prez" for.
  7. Aug 24,  · GNPS - Prez & Joe: Prez Conference, In Celebration of Lester Young - Joe Williams & Dave Pell [] Some of these tracks were issued on CD in on GNP-Crescendo GNPD (see below). Lady Be Good/Getting Some Fun Out Of Life/You Can Depend On Me/Fooling Myself/Boogie Woogie//How High The Moon/If I Could Be With You/If Dreams Come True.
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  9. That "vocalist" on the first two CDs is Billie Holiday, and the recordings she and Lester Young (Prez) made together represent the pinnacle of music in the 20th century. The pianist and leader for the '30's sessions is Teddy Wilson, the trumpet solos are by Buck Clayton/5(26).

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