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Young, Lester (Willis)

cornet, guitar, tenor saxophone, clarinet, tenor saxophone, vocals


born: 27 Aug 1909 Woodville, Mississippi / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 15 Mar 1959 New York / city, USA Source: 1  

date of Variety obit: 18 Mar 1959  

The Music Sack has 252 items with information about Lester (Willis) Young
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 2001

Index of Artists

p. 855-906 In:
Cuscuna, Michael
Ruppli, Michel
The Blue Note label : a discography
Revised and expanded
Compiled by Michael Cuscuna and Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 913 p.

Number of People : 5,313


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

New saxophone publications Lester Young Solos : Ed. by R. A. Luckey.
Saxophone Journal 21:34-5 Sep-Oct 1996
       Note: Lafayette, La., Olympia

Number of People : 1


 1996

Reeves, Sims
From Pops to Miles
The evolution of the jazz vocabulary
Jazz Research Papers (Iaje), 1996, p. 113-22
       mus notes

Number of People : 1


 1996

Reissues in brief The Complete Aladdin Sessions.
Iajrc Journal 29:39 N2 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

Perry, David
Jazz greats
By David Perry
London: Phaidon Press, 1996, 240 p.

Number of People : 12


 1996

Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


 1996

Record reviews Lester Leaps In : His Greatest Recordings 1936-1944.
Jazz Journal International 49:43 Nov 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

African American composers

The above item is part of :
Horne, Aaron
Baker, David N.
Brass music of black composers : a bibliography
Compiled by Aaron Horne
Foreword by David N. Baker
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1996

Number of People : 262


 1996

Davis, Francis
Bebop and nothingness : jazz and pop at the end of the century
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 304 p.

Number of People : 16


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1996

Barros, P. de
The last of the Savoys
Down Beat 63:59 Sep 1996
       Note: The Immortal Lester Young

Number of People : 1


 1996

Popular music The Immortal Lester Young.
Stereo Review 61:114 Sep 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

Reissues The Complete Aladdin Sessions (CD)
Cadence 22:44-6 Jan 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

CD reviews The Complete Aladdin Recordings.
Jazztimes: 26:78-9 N3 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

Rounding up reviews The Complete Aladdin Recordings.
Iajrc Journal 29:83-4 N1 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

Perry, David
Jazz greats
London: Phaidon Press, 1996, 240 p.

Number of People : 12


 1995

Record reviews The Quintessence.
Jazz Journal International 48:47 Jun 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Harris, P.
Classic interview
Down Beat 62:38 Feb 1995
       port

Number of People : 1


 1995

Record reviews Lady Day & Pres 1937-1941.
Jazz Journal International 48:30 Aug 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Record reviews 1941/1944.
Jazz Journal International 48:47 Dec 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Crumpacker, Bunny
Crumpacker, Chick
Jazz legends
Bunny and Chick Crumpacker
Layton, Utah: Gibbs, Smith, 1995, 93 p.

Number of People : 22


 1995

Record reviews Jazz Masters #30.
Jazz Journal International 48:47 Feb 1995

Number of People : 1


 1994

Record reviews Rarities.
Jazz Journal International 47:46-7 May 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Reissues Lester Young Trio (CD)
Cadence 20:24-7 Sep 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Matthews, P.B.
Junior Mance interview, part one
Cadence 20:5-25 Jul 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Extra : Lester Young/Washington, DC, 1956, Volume One.
Jazz Podium 43:86 Dec 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Primack, B.
Forever Young : examining Lester's legacy
Jazztimes: 24:44-9 N5 1994
       port

Number of People : 1


 1994

Record reviews Memoire du Jazz.
Jazz Journal International 47:51 Nov 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Balen, Noel
L'odyssee du jazz
Paris: Liana Levi, 1994, 767 p.

Number of People : 93


 1994

Reissues The Pres (CD)
Cadence 20:30-31 Feb 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Primack, B.
"In walked Pres" : Lester Young :
Crescendo & Jazz Music 31:18-19 N3 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Moments voles
Jazz Magazine (France) N443:44 Dec 1994
       ports

Number of People : 1


 1994

Monceaux, Morgan
Marsalis, Wynton
Jazz : my music, my people
By Morgan Monceaux
Foreword by Wynton Marsalis
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994, 64 p.

Number of People : 38


 1993

Jazz Pres & Sweets
Stereoplay N2:142 Feb 1993
       port

Number of People : 1


 1993

Anderson, J.L.
President of the tenor sax : Lee and Lester, part II
Mississippi Rag: 20:1-8 Jan 1993
       bibliog biog cover port ports

Number of People : 1


 1993

Megill, Donald D.
Demory, Richard S.
Introduction to jazz history
3rd edition
By Donald D. Megill and Richard S. Demory
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1993, 337 p.

Number of People : 37


 1993

Jazz Giants

p. 92 In:
Fordham, John
Jazz
London: A Dorling Kindersley Book, 1993, 216 p.

Number of People : 20


 1993

Record reviews Together.
Jazz Journal International 46:29-30 May 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Schallplattenbesprechungen The Big Three.
Jazz Podium 42:61 Feb 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

CD reviews The Master's Touch.
Jazztimes: 23:60 N7 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Artist Index

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
Novitsky, Ed
The Mercury labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli and Ed Novitsky
Vol. V: record and artist indexes
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 882 p.

Number of People : 9,175


 1993

Record reviews Lester Leaps Again.
Jazz Journal International 46:47 Nov 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Record reviews Jammin' with Lester.
Jazz Journal International 46:47 Sep 1993

Number of People : 1


 1992

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

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 1992

Schallplatten Blue Lester.
Instrumentenbau Zeitschrift 46:62-3 Sep 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Record reviews The Alternative Lester.
Jazz Journal International 45:38-9 Apr 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

CD reviews Pres and Sweets.
Jazztimes: 22:65-6 N2 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Schallplattenbesprechungen The Immortal Lester.
Jazz Podium 41:84 Dec 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Record reviews Blue Lester.
Jazz Journal International 45:47 Dec 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Schallplattenbesprechungen The Pres, Volume Two.
Jazz Podium 41:85 Nov 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Weber, H.
Archie Shepp
Jazz Podium 41:14-16+ Nov 1992
       port

Number of People : 1


 1992

Schallplattenbesprechungen Lester Young Memorial.
Jazz Podium 41:84 Dec 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Anderson, J.L.
Lee and Lester, Part I : marching to a different drummer
Mississippi Rag: 20:1-4+ Dec 1992
       ports

Number of People : 1


 1992

Record reviews The President Volume Two.
Jazz Journal International 45:51 Oct 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Record reviews Historical Masters : the President (Vol. 1)
Jazz Journal International 45:51 Oct 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Record reviews The Master's Touch.
Jazz Journal International 45:47 Dec 1992

Number of People : 1


 1991

Over time
San Francisco: Pomegranate Artsbooks, 1991, 164 p.
       Note: The jazz photographs of Milt Hinton, David G. Berger and Holly Maxson

Number of People : 57


 1991

Record reviews Pres and Sweets.
Jazz Journal International 44:51-2 Dec 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Billard, Francois
Jazz anthology (1918-1939)
Paris: EPM, 1991, 391 p.

Number of People : 385


 1991

Artist Index

p. 705-727 In:
Ruppli, Michel
The Aladdin/Imperial labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1991., xiv, 727 p.

Number of People : 1,756


 1991

Reissues Lester Amadeus.
Cadence 17:28 Apr 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Berendt, Joachim-Ernst
The jazz book : from ragtime to fusion and beyond
Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch, 1991, 540 p.

Number of People : 14


 1991

Franklin, B.V.
Webster Young interview
Cadence 17:9-17 Jun 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Arnaud, Gerald
Chesnel, Jacques
Masters of Jazz
Gerald arnaud and Jacques Chesnel
Chambers, 1991, 248 p.

Number of People : 81


 1991

Giddins, Gary
WeatherBird Lester leaps again
Village Voice: 36:77 Jan 22 1991
       port
       Note: appearance on 1957 CBS-TV's The Sound of Jazz

Number of People : 1


 1990

Record reviews Lester : Amadeus.
Jazz Journal International 43:47 Sep 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Record reviews The Complete Lester Young
Saxophone Journal 14:54-6 May-Jun 1990
       port

Number of People : 1


 1990

Reeditions Prez Conferences.
Jazz Magazine (France) N389:61 Jan 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Reeditions Lester-Amadeus-Lester Young with Count Basie, His Quintet, Sextet and Orchestra 1936-38
The Savoy Recordings 1.
Jazz Magazine (France) N395:66 Jul-Aug 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Davis, Francis
Outcats : jazz composers, instrumentalists, and singers
New York: Oxford University Press, 1990

Number of People : 34


 1990

Buchmann-Moeller, F.
The last years of Lester Young
Jazztimes: Sep 1990, p. 9
       bibliog biog port

Number of People : 1


 1990

Ryan, H.J.
Rusch, Bob
Ed Jones interview
Cadence 16:9-24 Apr 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Record reviews Live at the Royal Roost 1948.
Jazz Journal International 43:38 Mar 1990

Number of People : 1


 1989

Perlo, Don
Lyons, Len
Jazz portraits
The lives and music of the jazz masters
By Len Lyons and Don Perlo
New York: William Morrow, 1989, 610 p.

Number of People : 217


 1989

Video critique Song of the Spirit : the Story of Lester Young.
Cadence 15:71-2 Mar 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Reda, Jacques
Le mouvement de Lester Young
Jazz Magazine (France) N385:16-17 Sep 1989
       biog cover port ports

Number of People : 1


 1989

Record reviews Prized Pres!
Jazz Journal International 42:55 Dec 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Malson, Lucien
Les maitres du jazz d'Oliver a Coltrane
Neuvieme edition mise a jour
Presses Universitaires de France, 1989
      (Series: Que sais-je?)

Number of People : 9


 1989

McDonough, J.
Later Lester
Down Beat 56:32-3 Jan 1989
       port
       Note: LPs that cover 1944 through 1959

Number of People : 1


 1989

Arnaud, Gerald
Nougaro, Claude
Chesnel, Jacques
Les grands createurs de jazz
By Gerald Arnaud et Jacques Chesnel
Preface de Claude Nougaro
Bordas, 1989, 256 p.

Number of People : 66


 1989

Record reviews The Pres.
Jazz Journal International 42:42 May 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Ottaviano, Roberto
Il Sax : lo strumento, la storia, le tecniche
Torino: Franco Muzzlo~ Editore, c1989, 182 p.

Number of People : 35


 1989

Record reviews CDs : Lester Young and the Piano Giants.
Jazz Journal International 42:31-2 Mar 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Lieberman, J.L.
Exercises for improvisers : Lester Young's solo on Jive at Five
Down Beat 56:56-7 Mar 1989
       mus

Number of People : 1


 1989

Tickle Toe av Lester Young : Ingemar Bocker transkriberar
Musikern N5:21 May 1989
       score

Number of People : 1


 1989

Postif, Francois
Les grandes interviews de jazz hot
1989

Number of People : 19


 1989

Demsey, D.
The successful sax
A comprehensive study of five tenor saxophone solos
Jazz Educators Journal 21:37-9 N4 1989
       biog mus port
       Note: Lester Leaps In

Number of People : 1


 1989

Ramsey, Doug
Lees, Gene
Jazz matters : reflections on the music & some of its makers
By Doug Ramsey
With a foreword by Gene Lees
Fayetteville, Arkansas: University of Arkansas Press, 1989, 314 p.

Number of People : 44


 1989

Smoak, D.
Rodney Richardson : interview, part one
Cadence 15:15-28+ Nov 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Leonard, Herman
Paudras, Francis
Carles, Philippe
The eye of jazz
Text assembled by Philippe Carles
Graphic design by Francis Paudras
London: Viking, 1989, 155 p.

Number of People : 58


 1989

Encyclopedie permanente Jazzmag
Jazz Magazine (France) N384:23-4 Jul-Aug 1989
       biog port

Number of People : 1


 1989

Williams, Martin
Jazz in its time
New York: Oxford University Press, 1989, 272 p.

Number of People : 24


 1988

Record & CD reviews The Big Three.
Jazztimes: Feb 1988, p. 21

Number of People : 1


 1988

Record reviews Prez's Hat Vols. 1-4.
Jazz Journal International 41:39 Jul 1988

Number of People : 1


 1988

Video Song of the Spirit : the Story of Lester Young.
Jazztimes: Nov 1988, p. 22

Number of People : 1


 1988

Reissues The Big Three.
Cadence 14:28-9 May 1988

Number of People : 1


 1988

Lange, A.
CD reviews Some other stuff
Down Beat 55:40 Jan 1988
       Note: The President Plays

Number of People : 1


 1988

Pearson, Nathan W. Jr.
Goin' to Kansas City
Basingstoke, Hampshire: MacMillan Press, 1988, 252 p.

Number of People : 9

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