WorldCat Identities

Young, Lester 1909-1959

Overview
Works: 2,284 works in 4,737 publications in 6 languages and 27,668 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Music  Documentary television programs  Swing (Music)  Jazz  Rhythm and blues music  Love songs  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Composer, Conductor, Singer, Other, Musician, Dedicatee, Arranger, Contributor
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lester Young
Lester Young : Ken Burns jazz by Lester Young( Recording )

79 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Bird : the original recordings of Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker( Recording )

10 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Decca recordings by Count Basie( Recording )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Basie at Newport by Count Basie( Recording )

26 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Kansas City" sessions by Lester Young( Recording )

13 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great musician comes out for an overflow of classic performances
Pres and Teddy by Lester Young-Teddy Wilson Quartet( Recording )

47 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio by Lester Young( Recording )

26 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love songs by Etta James( Recording )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nineteen love songs, originally recorded between 1975 and 2000, by American singer and songwriter Natalie Cole, including "Unforgettable," "A Smile Like Yours," "Our Love," and "This Will Be."
The complete Aladdin recordings of Lester Young by Lester Young( Recording )

18 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 286 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
Classic tenors by Coleman Hawkins( Recording )

28 editions published between 1953 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
The best of Lester Young by Lester Young( )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester Young Trio by Lester Young Trio( Recording )

23 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Count Basie by Count Basie( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester swings by Lester Young( Recording )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester leaps in by Lester Young( Recording )

36 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Ultimate jazz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 184 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)
One night stand : the Town Hall concert 1947 by Sarah Vaughan( Recording )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 182 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
The complete Lester Young studio sessions on Verve by Lester Young( Recording )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Lester Young by Lester Young( Recording )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Jangs, Lesters, 1909-1959

Lester Youn

Lester Young Amerikaans klarinettist (1909-1959)

Lester Young sassofonista statunitense

Lester Young US-amerikanischer Tenorsaxophonist und Klarinettist

Pres.

Pres 1909-1959

Prez.

Prez 1909-1959

Young, L.

Young, L. 1909-1959

Young, Lester

Young, Lester W. 1909-1959

Young, Lester Willis.

Young, Lester Willis 1909-1959

Λέστερ Γιανγκ

Лестер Янг

Лестър Йънг

Янг, Лестер

לסטר יאנג

لستر یانگ

レスター・ヤング

莱斯特·杨

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