WorldCat Identities

Young, Lester 1909-1959

Overview
Works: 2,413 works in 4,931 publications in 6 languages and 28,870 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Swing (Music)  Live sound recordings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular music  Big band music  Ragtime music  Biography  Documentary television programs  History 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Composer, Conductor, Singer, Musician, Other, Dedicatee, Arranger, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lester Young
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 748 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 )

11 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Decca recordings by Count Basie( Recording )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester Young : Ken Burns jazz by Lester Young( Recording )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall, 1938 : complete by Benny Goodman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creates the 1938 concert starring Benny Goodman, including several previously unreleased numbers. Also includes Goodman's introductions, which were released to deejays at same time as the 1950 LP
Count Basie at Newport by Count Basie( Recording )

26 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 397 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 )

50 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester Young by Lester Young( Recording )

56 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
The complete Aladdin recordings of Lester Young by Lester Young( Recording )

21 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 299 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
Love songs by Billie Holiday( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic tenors by Coleman Hawkins( Recording )

28 editions published between 1953 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 258 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 254 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 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester swings by Lester Young( Recording )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Count Basie by Count Basie( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night stand : the Town Hall concert 1947 by Sarah Vaughan( Recording )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 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
Ultimate jazz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 182 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)
 
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Alternative Names
Jangs, L.

Jangs, Lesters

Jangs, Lesters, 1909-1959

L. Jangs

Lester Willis Young

Lester Youn

Lester Young

Lester Young americký jazzový saxofonista

Lester Young Amerikaans klarinettist (1909-1959)

Lester Young amerikansk jazzsaxofonist

Lester Young sassofonista statunitense

Lester Young US-amerikanischer Tenorsaxophonist und Klarinettist

Lesters Jangs

Pres.

Pres 1909-1959

Prez.

Prez 1909-1959

Yang, Lester

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

Лестер Янг американський джазовий саксофоніст

Лестер Јанг

Лестър Йънг

Янг, Лестер

לסטר יאנג מוזיקאי אמריקאי

لستر یانگ

레스터 영

レスター・ヤング

莱斯特·杨

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