WorldCat Identities

Young, Lester 1909-1959

Overview
Works: 2,422 works in 3,956 publications in 6 languages and 23,090 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Music  Documentary television programs  Poetry 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Composer, Conductor, Singer, Other, Honoree, Dedicatee, Musician, per, Contributor, Arranger
Classifications: M1366.Y68, 781.65
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Most widely held works about Lester Young
 
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Most widely held works by Lester Young
Lester Young Ken Burns jazz by Lester Young( Recording )

68 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 766 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 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bird the original recordings of Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker( Recording )

10 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great musician comes out for an overflow of classic performances
Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio by Lester Young( Recording )

38 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Basie at Newport by Count Basie( Recording )

24 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love songs by Billie Holiday( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pres and Teddy by Lester Young-Teddy Wilson Quartet( Recording )

17 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Aladdin recordings of Lester Young by Lester Young( Recording )

19 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 248 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 )

23 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultimate jazz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 193 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)
Lester swings by Lester Young( Recording )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Lester Young by Lester Young( Recording )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jazz giants by Lester Young( Recording )

14 editions published between 1956 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 176 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 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester Young Trio by Lester Young Trio( Recording )

4 editions published between 1953 and 1994 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quintessential Billie Holiday, volume V, 1937-38 by Billie Holiday( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quintessential Billie Holiday by Billie Holiday( Recording )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Lester Young studio sessions on Verve by Lester Young( Recording )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester leaps in by Lester Young( Recording )

30 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
 
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Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.17 for Love songs ... to 0.94 for Lester You ...)

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

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JazzLester leaps in : the life and times of Lester "Pres" YoungBeing Prez : the life and music of Lester YoungYou just fight for your life : the story of Lester YoungA Lester Young readerLester YoungYou got to be original, man : the music of Lester YoungPres : the story of Lester Young