Saxophonist

Lester Young

  • Aug 27, 1909 - Mar 15, 1959 (age 49)
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2018
The Immortal Lester Young [Savoy]
AlbumOct 12, 2018

The Immortal Lester Young [Savoy]

The Immortal Lester Young [Savoy] released.
2013
The Lester Young Collection: 1936-1947
AlbumOct 1, 2013

The Lester Young Collection: 1936-1947

The Lester Young Collection: 1936-1947 released.
Anthologie 1: Time Out
AlbumSep 23, 2013

Anthologie 1: Time Out

Anthologie 1: Time Out released.
2010
Kind of Young
AlbumMay 17, 2010

Kind of Young

Kind of Young released.
2007
The Mop Mop Blues
AlbumJan 1, 2007

The Mop Mop Blues

The Mop Mop Blues released.
2005
SongOct 17, 2005

There Will Be Another You
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Lester Young Collates No. 2
AlbumJan 18, 2005

Lester Young Collates No. 2

Lester Young Collates No. 2 released.
2004
Award2004

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
2003
Kansas City Sax: Complete Kansas City Master Takes
AlbumJul 15, 2003

Kansas City Sax: Complete Kansas City …

Kansas City Sax: Complete Kansas City Master Takes released.
1936-1948: The President of the Tenor Sax
AlbumJun 3, 2003

1936-1948: The President of the Tenor S…

1936-1948: The President of the Tenor Sax released.
2002
Easy Does It: 1936-40
AlbumNov 27, 2002

Easy Does It: 1936-40

Easy Does It: 1936-40 released.
2000
Ken Burns Jazz
AlbumNov 7, 2000

Ken Burns Jazz

Ken Burns Jazz released.
The Lester Young Story
AlbumMay 15, 2000

The Lester Young Story

The Lester Young Story released.
Les Incontournables
AlbumMar 28, 2000

Les Incontournables

Les Incontournables released.
Laughin' to Keep From Cryin'
AlbumJan 1, 2000

Laughin' to Keep From Cryin'

Laughin' to Keep from Cryin' …
Laughin' to Keep from Cryin' is a 1958 studio album by Lester Young featuring the trumpeters Harry "Sweets" Edison and Roy Eldridge.
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Blue Lester
AlbumJan 1, 2000

Blue Lester

Blue Lester released.
1999
Essential Masters of Jazz
AlbumOct 19, 1999

Essential Masters of Jazz

Essential Masters of Jazz released.
1998
SongMay 27, 1998

I Cover the Waterfront
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1946, Vol. 8
AlbumMay 27, 1998

1946, Vol. 8

1946, Vol. 8 released.
1997
Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio
AlbumJun 24, 1997

Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio

Lester Young with the Oscar …
Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio is a 1954 studio album by Lester Young, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson Quartet, although the title incorrectly states the band is a trio. The music on this album was originally released as three separate albums: Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio #1 and Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio #2, both released in June 1954 (MGN 5 & 6), and The President (August 1954, MGN 1005). It was collated for this 1997 reissue by Verve Records.
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1996
Lester Young in Washington, D.C., 1956, Vol. 3
AlbumOct 1, 1996

Lester Young in Washington, D.C., 1956…

Lester Young in Washington, D.C., 1956, Vol. 3 released.
Lester Leaps In [Jazz Hour 73571]
AlbumOct 1, 1996

Lester Leaps In [Jazz Hour 73571]

Lester Leaps In [Jazz Hour 73571] released.
1944, Vol. 6
AlbumJun 18, 1996

1944, Vol. 6

1944, Vol. 6 released.
1995
Live at the Royal Roost 1948 [Musidisc]
AlbumOct 17, 1995

Live at the Royal Roost 1948 [Musidisc]

Live at the Royal Roost 1948 [Musidisc] released.
The Super Sessions
AlbumFeb 7, 1995

The Super Sessions

The Super Sessions released.
1994
The Complete Aladdin Sessions
AlbumSep 26, 1994

The Complete Aladdin Sessions

The Complete Aladdin Sessions released.
SongJan 1, 1994

Somebody Loves Me
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1992
The Jazz Giants
AlbumMay 14, 1992

The Jazz Giants

The Jazz Giants released.
SongMay 14, 1992

I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan
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SongMay 13, 1992

Love Is Here to Stay
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1990
Prez Conferences (1946-1958)
AlbumFeb 15, 1990

Prez Conferences (1946-1958)

Prez Conferences (1946-1958) released.
1987
The Complete Lester Young
AlbumJan 1, 1987

The Complete Lester Young

The Complete Lester Young released.
1985
Jazz at the Philharmonic: Carnegie Blues
AlbumJan 1, 1985

Jazz at the Philharmonic: Carnegie Blues

Jazz at the Philharmonic: Carnegie Blues released.
1959
Lester Young
PersonalMarch 1959

Lester Young

Lester Young passed away.
1958
The President Plays with The Oscar Peterson Trio
AlbumJan 1, 1958

The President Plays with The Oscar Pet…

The President Plays with The Oscar Peterson Trio released.
1954
Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson Trio #2
AlbumJan 1, 1954

Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson T…

Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson Trio #2 released.
Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson Trio #1
AlbumJan 1, 1954

Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson T…

Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson Trio #1 released.
1950
Swings Again
AlbumJul 1, 1950

Swings Again

Swings Again released.
The Pres [Savoy]
AlbumApr 2, 1950

The Pres [Savoy]

The Pres [Savoy] released.
1949
Adventures in Jazz
TV ShowJan 28, 1949

Adventures in Jazz

Adventures in Jazz is a 1949 CBS television show. The …
Adventures in Jazz is a 1949 CBS television show. The program was broadcast live, showcasing jazz musicians and singers. Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Count Basie and June Christy made appearances on the short-lived series, with a total of 23 episodes.
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1944
Jammin' the Blues
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MovieMay 5, 1944

Jammin' the Blues

Created under the guidance of jazz impresario and Verve …
Created under the guidance of jazz impresario and Verve Records founder Norman Granz, this short captures the spontaneity of a jam session and is one of few film records of black jazzers of the day including tenor sax legend Lester Young.
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1909
Lester Young
BirthAugust 1909

Lester Young

Lester Young was born.
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