Lester Young

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Lester Willis Young
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American jazz tenor saxophonist

Lester Young (born August 27, 1909, Woodville, Mississippi, USA - died March 15, 1959, New York City, New York, USA). He ranks together with Coleman Hawkins and Ben Webster as one of the three "great tenors" of the swing era. Occasionally, he was known to also play the clarinet.
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MG C-108 Lester Young Collates — Lester Young Lester Young Lester Young Collates (Album) Mercury MG C-108 US 1951 Sell This Version
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701 Battle Of The Saxes — Lester Young Illinois Jacquet / Lester Young Illinois Jacquet / Lester Young - Battle Of The Saxes (Album) Aladdin (6) 701 US 1951 Sell This Version
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LP 1813, 1813 Lester Leaps With Basie - Volume 2A — Lester Young Lester Young With Count Basie Orchestra Lester Young With Count Basie Orchestra - Lester Leaps With Basie - Volume 2A(10", Mono) Jazz Panorama, Jazz Panorama LP 1813, 1813 US 1951 Sell This Version
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MG 9002 Tenor Sax Solos — Lester Young Lester Young Tenor Sax Solos Metronome, Metronome MG 9002 US 1951 Sell This Version
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506 Trio — Lester Young King Cole*, Lester Young, Red Callender King Cole*, Lester Young, Red Callender - Trio (EP, Album) Aladdin (6) 506 US 1953 Sell This Version
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MG 9029 The Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins - The "Pres" and the "Bean" Savoy Records MG 9029 US 1953 Sell This Version
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MGC-124, MG C-124 Lester Young Collates No. 2 — Lester Young Lester Young Lester Young Collates No. 2 (Album, Comp) Clef Records MGC-124, MG C-124 Australia 1953 Sell This Version
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706 And His Tenor Sax — Lester Young Lester Young And His Tenor Sax(10", Album, Mono) Aladdin (6) 706 US 1953 Sell This Version
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MG N-6 Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio #2 — Lester Young Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio - Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio #2 (Album) Norgran Records MG N-6 US 1954 Sell This Version
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GLP 6988, MGN-5 Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio #1 — Lester Young Lester Young Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio #1 (Album) Norgran Records GLP 6988, MGN-5 France 1954 Sell This Version
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MGN 1005 The President — Lester Young Lester Young The President (Album) Norgran Records MGN 1005 US 1954 Sell This Version
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MG N-1022 Lester Young — Lester Young Lester Young Lester Young Norgran Records MG N-1022 US 1955 Sell This Version
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ILP-603 And His Tenor Sax Vol. 2 — Lester Young Lester Young And His Tenor Sax Vol. 2 (Album, Comp) Aladdin (6) ILP-603 US 1951 Sell This Version
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LN 3107 Lester Leaps In — Lester Young Count Basie And His Orchestra* Featuring Lester Young Count Basie And His Orchestra* Featuring Lester Young - Lester Leaps In (Comp, Album) Epic LN 3107 US 1956 Sell This Version
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MG N-1043 Pres & Sweets — Lester Young Lester Young, Harry Edison Lester Young, Harry Edison - Pres & Sweets (Album, Comp) Norgran Records MG N-1043 US 1956 Sell This Version
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MG N-1054 The President Plays With The Oscar Peterson Trio — Lester Young Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio - The President Plays With The Oscar Peterson Trio (Album, Comp) Norgran Records MG N-1054 US 1956 Sell This Version
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G-417 Pres And Teddy — Lester Young Lester Young, Teddy Wilson Lester Young, Teddy Wilson - Pres And Teddy (Album) American Recording Society G-417 US 1957 Sell This Version
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MG V-8298 Going For Myself... — Lester Young Harry Edison, Lester Young Harry Edison, Lester Young - Going For Myself... (Album) Verve Records MG V-8298 US 1958 Sell This Version
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MG V6-8316 Laughin' To Keep From Cryin' — Lester Young Lester Young, Roy Eldridge And Harry Edison Lester Young, Roy Eldridge And Harry Edison - Laughin' To Keep From Cryin' (Album) Verve Records MG V6-8316 US 1958 Sell This Version
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84 069 Le Dernier Message De Lester Young — Lester Young Lester Young Le Dernier Message De Lester Young (Album, Comp) Barclay 84 069 France 1959 Sell This Version
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LN 3576 Lester Young Memorial Album Vol. 1 — Lester Young Lester Young With Count Basie And His Orchestra* Lester Young With Count Basie And His Orchestra* - Lester Young Memorial Album Vol. 1 (Album, Comp) Epic LN 3576 US 1959 Sell This Version
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PLP-402 Pres — Lester Young Lester Young Pres (Album, Comp) Charlie Parker Records, Charlie Parker Records PLP-402 Italy 1961 Sell This Version
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PLP-409 Just You, Just Me — Lester Young Lester Young Just You, Just Me (Album) Charlie Parker Records PLP-409 US 1961 Sell This Version
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PLP-828-S, PLP 828 S An Historical Meeting At The Summit — Lester Young Charlie Parker And Lester Young Charlie Parker And Lester Young - An Historical Meeting At The Summit (Album) Charlie Parker Records, Charlie Parker Records PLP-828-S, PLP 828 S US 1961 Sell This Version
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FL 30,014 Lester Young With The Kansas City Five — Lester Young Lester Young Lester Young With The Kansas City Five (Comp, Album) Commodore FL 30,014 US 1961 Sell This Version