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Lester Young

  • Aug 27, 1909 - Mar 15, 1959 (age 49)
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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.
Jazz Icons from the Golden Era: Lester Young
AlbumJun 24, 2013

Jazz Icons from the Golden Era: Lester …

Jazz Icons from the Golden Era: Lester Young released.
Lester Young in Washington D.C. 1956, Vol. 2
AlbumJan 8, 2013

Lester Young in Washington D.C. 1956, …

Lester Young in Washington D.C. 1956, Vol. 2 released.
2010
Kind of Young
AlbumMay 17, 2010

Kind of Young

Kind of Young released.
2007
Lester Young, Vol. 10
AlbumOct 17, 2007

Lester Young, Vol. 10

Lester Young, Vol. 10 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
Just You, Just Me
AlbumNov 13, 2003

Just You, Just Me

Just You, Just Me 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.
Timeless Lester Young
AlbumJan 14, 2003

Timeless Lester Young

Timeless Lester Young released.
2002
Easy Does It: 1936-40
AlbumNov 27, 2002

Easy Does It: 1936-40

Easy Does It: 1936-40 released.
The Complete Savoy Recordings
AlbumJul 2, 2002

The Complete Savoy Recordings

The Complete Savoy Recordings released.
2001
Lester Young Memorial Album, Vol. 1
AlbumMar 12, 2001

Lester Young Memorial Album, Vol. 1

Lester Young Memorial Album, Vol. 1 released.
Live! From the Royal Roost
AlbumJan 30, 2001

Live! From the Royal Roost

Live! From the Royal Roost 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.
Pres in Europe
AlbumFeb 22, 2000

Pres in Europe

Pres in Europe 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
The Complete Lester Young Studio Sessions on Verve
AlbumOct 19, 1999

The Complete Lester Young Studio Sess…

The Complete Lester Young Studio Sessions on Verve released.
Essential Masters of Jazz
AlbumOct 19, 1999

Essential Masters of Jazz

Essential Masters of Jazz released.
SongOct 19, 1999

I Didn't Know What Time It Was
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1998
Ultimate Lester Young
AlbumFeb 1, 1998

Ultimate Lester Young

Ultimate Lester Young 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 Plays with Oscar Peterson (April 1956, MGN 1054). 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.
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.
1994
Verve Jazz Masters 30
AlbumOct 18, 1994

Verve Jazz Masters 30

Verve Jazz Masters 30 released.
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
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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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 #1
AlbumJan 1, 1954

Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson T…

Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson Trio #1 released.
1950
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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