WorldCat Identities

Young, Lester 1909-1959

Overview
Works: 2,390 works in 3,667 publications in 4 languages and 22,667 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Music  Bop (Music)  Saxophone music (Jazz)  Jazz  Documentary television programs  Poetry  Popular music 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Composer, Conductor, Other, Singer, Honoree, Musician, Arranger, Dedicatee
Classifications: M1366.Y68, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Lester Young Publications about Lester Young
Publications by  Lester Young Publications by Lester Young
posthumous Publications by Lester Young, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Lester Young
Lester Young Ken Burns jazz by Lester Young ( Recording )
33 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solomon Jazz Collection
The complete Decca recordings by Count Basie ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bird the original recordings of Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio by Lester Young ( Recording )
28 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pres and Teddy by Lester Young-Teddy Wilson Quartet ( Recording )
37 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The "Kansas City" sessions by Lester Young ( Recording )
12 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great musician comes out for an overflow of classic performances
Love songs by Billie Holiday ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Count Basie at Newport by Count Basie ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete Aladdin recordings of Lester Young by Lester Young ( Recording )
14 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This two-disc set contains every item that Lester Young recorded for Aladdin including the rare 1942 trio session with Nat Cole and a 1946 Helen Humes date, from which comes a newly discovered instrumental"--Container
Ultimate jazz ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Misty; Sarah Vaughan; (5:00) --; O.G.D. (aka "Road song"); Wes Montgomery; (6:05) --; Blue skies; Ella Fitzgerald; (5:46) --; Love you madly; Oscar Peterson; (7:55) --; Black water blues; Dinah Washington; (4:55) --; Somebody loves me; Lester Young; (3:52) --; I loves you, Porgy; Nina Simone; (2:30) --; Parisian thoroughfare; Bud Powell; (2:36) --; Lady sings the blues; Billie Holiday; (3:44) --; Cherokee; Clifford Brown; (5:45)
Classic tenors by Coleman Hawkins ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The jazz giants by Lester Young ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1956 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete Lester Young by Lester Young ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best of Lester Young by Lester Young ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lester swings by Lester Young ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The quintessential Billie Holiday, volume V, 1937-38 by Billie Holiday ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The quintessential Billie Holiday by Billie Holiday ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete Lester Young studio sessions on Verve by Lester Young ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One night stand the Town Hall concert 1947 by Sarah Vaughan ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features some tracks being performed by Sara Vaughan and some by Lester Young with the two coming together on the final track. Recorded on November 8, 1947
Blue Lester by Lester Young ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solomon Jazz Collection
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Lester Youn
Pres.
Pres, 1909-1959
Prez.
Prez, 1909-1959
Young, L. 1909-1959
Young, Lester W. 1909-1959
Young, Lester Willis.
Young, Lester Willis, 1909-1959
Languages
English (140)
German (4)
French (4)
Spanish (2)
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