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A Lester Young reader

Author: Lewis Porter
Publisher: Washington ; London : Smithsonian Institution Press, United States of America. [1991] ©1991
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lester Young reader.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)555278070
Online version:
Lester Young reader.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)609222781
Named Person: Lester Young; Lester Young; Lester Young
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Porter
ISBN: 1560980648 9781560980643 1560980656 9781560980650
OCLC Number: 22861212
Description: xiii, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part one, The man. Young Lester Young / Phil Schaap ; The Young Family Band / Lee Young with Patricia Willard ; Lester Young / John Hammond ; Lester's style : the Lee and Lester Young Band / Lee Young with Patricia Willard ; The Lee and Lester Young Band / Jimmy Rowles with Lewis Porter ; I'll take Flip any time! / Mike Nevard ; Lester Young / Nat Hentoff ; Pres / Whitney Balliett ; Lester leaps in / Dan Morgenstern ; The last, sad dies of Lester Willis Young / Robert Reisner ; Presidents ain's what they used to be / Graham Colombé ; The house in the heart / Bobby Scott ; Pres : Lester Young / Ralph Gleason ; The last years of Lester Young / Frank Büchmann-Møller --
Part two, Young in his own words. "You got to be original, man" / Allan Morrison ; Pres talks about himself, copycats / Pat Harris ; Here's Prez ; The blindfold test : Pres digs every kind of music / Leonard Feather ; He holds his office graciously / Derek Young ; Lester Young / Bill Coss ; Pres / Nat Hantoff ; Interview with Lester Young / Chris Albertson ; Interview with Lester Young / François Postif --
Part three, The music. Lester Young : style beyond swing / Martin Williams ; East of the sun : the changes of Lester Young / Loren Schoenberg ; Review of Prez : Lester Young solos by Bernard Cash / Dave Gelly ; Why so sad, Pres? / Louis Gottlieb ; Lester Young's "Shoe shine boy" / Lawrence Gushee ; Pres and Hawk : saxophone fountainheads / Don Heckman ; Trumbauer, Parker, and Young / Bernard Cash ; The President / Whitney Balliett ; Lester's blues / Barry Ulanov ; Lester Young : the postwar years / Erik Wiedemann ; Time and the tenor : Lester Young in the fifties / Graham Colombé ; Reconsiderations / H.A. Woodfin ; Prez in Europe / Dan Morgenstern --
Appendix 1, Miscellaneous short recordings of Young's voice --
Appendix 2, Where to find unusual published photographs of Lester Young.
Responsibility: edited by Lewis Porter.

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