Lester Young (Saxophone): 100 Years: Forever Young

Audio Samples

>Indiana
>Ghost of a Chance, A
>How High the Moon
>D.B. Blues
>Lullaby of Birdland/Up and At'em
>Too Marvellous for Words
>Lullaby of Birdland
>Just You, Just Me
>It's Only a Papermoon
>Speak
>I Cover the Waterfront
>Up and At'em
>Three Little Words
>I Cover the Waterfront
>D.B. Blues
>Lester's Mop Mop Blues
>Tea for Two
>Polka Dots and Moonbeams
>Three Little Words
>Lester Leaps In
>Oh, Lady Be Good
>Oh, Lady Be Good
>Lester's Mop Mop Blues
>Jumpin' with Symphony Sid
>Lullaby of Birdland
>Lester Leaps In
>These Foolish Things
>Three Little Words
>Pennies from Heaven
>Polka Dots and Moonbeams
>Indiana

Track List

>Indiana
>Ghost of a Chance, A
>How High the Moon
>D.B. Blues
>Lullaby of Birdland/Up and At'em
>Too Marvellous for Words
>Lullaby of Birdland
>Just You, Just Me
>It's Only a Papermoon
>Speak
>I Cover the Waterfront
>Up and At'em
>Three Little Words
>I Cover the Waterfront
>D.B. Blues
>Lester's Mop Mop Blues
>Tea for Two
>Polka Dots and Moonbeams
>Three Little Words
>Lester Leaps In
>Oh, Lady Be Good
>Oh, Lady Be Good
>Lester's Mop Mop Blues
>Jumpin' with Symphony Sid
>Lullaby of Birdland
>Lester Leaps In
>These Foolish Things
>Three Little Words
>Pennies from Heaven
>Polka Dots and Moonbeams
>Indiana

Album Notes

Liner Note Author: Frank Büchmann Moller.

Recording information: Birdland (05/19/1951-08/15/1956); Café Bohemia (05/19/1951-08/15/1956); Kongresshaus, Zurich (05/19/1951-08/15/1956); Olivia's Pato Lounge, Washington, DC (05/19/1951-08/15/1956); Storyville, Boston (05/19/1951-08/15/1956); Théatre Des Arts, Paris (05/19/1951-08/15/1956); Birdland (11/01/1956); Café Bohemia (11/01/1956); Kongresshaus, Zurich (11/01/1956); Olivia's Pato Lounge, Washington, DC (11/01/1956); Storyville, Boston (11/01/1956); Théatre Des Arts, Paris (11/01/1956); Birdland (11/19/1956); Café Bohemia (11/19/1956); Kongresshaus, Zurich (11/19/1956); Olivia's Pato Lounge, Washington, DC (11/19/1956); Storyville, Boston (11/19/1956); Théatre Des Arts, Paris (11/19/1956); Birdland (12/08/1956); Café Bohemia (12/08/1956); Kongresshaus, Zurich (12/08/1956); Olivia's Pato Lounge, Washington, DC (12/08/1956); Storyville, Boston (12/08/1956); Théatre Des Arts, Paris (12/08/1956); Birdland (12/15/1952); Café Bohemia (12/15/1952); Kongresshaus, Zurich (12/15/1952); Olivia's Pato Lounge, Washington, DC (12/15/1952); Storyville, Boston (12/15/1952); Théatre Des Arts, Paris (12/15/1952); Birdland (12/15/1956/12/22/1956); Café Bohemia (12/15/1956/12/22/1956); Kongresshaus, Zurich (12/15/1956/12/22/1956); Olivia's Pato Lounge, Washington, DC (12/15/1956/12/22/1956); Storyville, Boston (12/15/1956/12/22/1956); Théatre Des Arts, Paris (12/15/1956/12/22/1956).

Featuring nine radio broadcasts from the 1950s when Lester Young was arguably at his peak, most of the 31 tracks on this two-disc set were originally broadcast from Zurich, and one track from 1956, "Oh! Lady Be Good," finds a young Miles Davis on trumpet.



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