Lester Young : Boston 1950

CD [Cover Art for Lester Young / Boston 1950] Your Price: $17.51
Availability: In Stock
Sell date: 7/2013
Label: Uptown Jazz
Mfg's Catalog#: 2771
CDC Part#: 1724161
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 Notes & Reviews
Legendary saxophonist Lester Young is captured during his residency in June, 1950 at the Hi-Hat in Boston on 14 tracks and in February, 1953 at the same venue on 2 other tracks. His group includes trumpeter Jesse Drakes, pianist Kenny Drew, bassist Joe Schulman and drummer Connie Kay. The two later Boston dates substitute Horace Silver for Kenny Drew and Franklin Skeete for Joe Schulman. Includes extensive liner notes and photos from the era.

Jumpin' With Symphony Sid [Fragment With Allison Introductions]
Too Marvelous for Words
She's Funny That Way
You Can Depend on Me
How High the Moon [Incomplete] [Version]
The Talk of the Town
On a Slow Boat to China
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid [Fragment] [Version]
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid [Fragment] [Version]
Body & Soul
Four Flats Unfurnished
Jeepers Creepers [Incomplete] [Version]
Up'N' Adam
Blue & Sentimental [Incomplete] [Version]

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