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Author Young, Lester, 1909-1959. Instrumentalist.

Title Classic Columbia, Okeh and Vocalion Lester Young with Count Basie (1936-1940) [sound recording]

Imprint Stamford, CT : Mosaic ; New York, NY : Manufactured by Sony BMG, ℗2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc, Oversized    MJ YOUN CCO Y39CD    Available
Edition Limited edition.
Description 4 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 program note (32 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 31 cm) laid in container.
performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Note Mosaic: MD4-239 (additional nos. on label: 88697151512 and A 717776--A 717780).
Language Vocal works sung in English.
Performer Lester Young, saxophone, vocals ; principally with Count Basie's orchestra, and including Jones-Smith Incorporated, Basie's Bad Boys, Glenn Hardman and his Hammond Five, Count Basie Kansas City Seven, and the Benny Goodman Septet.
Event Recorded in various locations between 1936 and 1940.
Note Compact discs.
Booklet (32 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm) includes notes by Loren Schoenberg and discography.
"The focus of this set was to present all of Lester Young's solo efforts under Count Basie's leadership for the Columbia family of labels. In addition, we have included the Glenn Hardman and his Hammond Five date plus a Benny Goodman small group session that went unreleased until 1973"--Producer's note.
Contents Disc I. Shoe shine boy -- Evenin' -- Boogie woogie -- Oh, lady be good -- I ain't got nobody -- Goin' to Chicago -- Live and love tonight -- Love me or leave me -- What goes up must come down -- Taxi war dance -- Don't worry 'bout me -- And the angels sing -- If I didn't care -- Twelfth Street rag -- Miss Thing (pt. 1) -- Miss Thing (pt. 2) -- Shoe shine boy (alt. take) -- What goes up must come down (alt. take) -- Taxi war dance (alt. take) -- Don't worry 'bout me (alt. take).
Disc II. Lonesome Miss Pretty -- Bolero at the Savoy -- Pound cake -- You can count on me -- Song of the islands -- Clap hands, here comes Charlie -- Dickie's dream -- Lester leaps in -- The apple jump -- I left my baby -- Riff interlude -- You can count on me (alt. take) -- Dickie's dream (alt. take) -- Dickie's dream (alt. take) -- Lester leaps in (alt. take) -- I left my baby (alt. take) -- Riff interlude (4 takes).
Disc III. Between the devil and the deep blue sea -- Ham 'n' eggs -- Hollywood jump -- I never knew -- Tickle-toe -- Let's make hay while the moon shines -- Louisiana -- Easy does it -- Let me see -- Blow top -- Between the devil and the deep blue sea (3 takes) -- Ham 'n' eggs (2 takes) -- Hollywood jump (alt. take) -- Let's make hay while the moon shines (alt. take) -- Louisiana (alt. take) -- Let me see (alt. take) -- Blow top (alt. take).
Disc IV. Evenin' -- The world is mad (pt. 1) -- The world is mad (pt. 2) -- Ad lib blues -- Wholly cats -- Charlie's dream -- I never knew -- Lester's dream -- What's your number?-- Five o'clock whistle -- Broadway -- China boy -- Exactly like you -- On the sunny side of the street -- Upright organ blues -- Who?-- Jazz me blues -- Exactly like you (alt. take) -- What's your number (2 takes) -- Five o'clock whistle (2 takes) -- Broadway (alt. take).
Subject Jazz -- 1931-1940.
Saxophone music (Jazz)
Jazz vocals.
Added Author Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986.
Hardman, Glenn.
Count Basie Orchestra. Performer.
Hammond Five (Musical group) Performer.
Jones-Smith Incorporated (Musical group) Performer.
Basie's Bad Boys. Performer.
Kansas City Seven (Count Basie) Performer.
Benny Goodman Septet. Performer.
Columbia Records, Inc.
OKeh Records (Firm)
Vocalion (Sound recording label : New York, N.Y.)
Note Title on container spine: Classic Lester Young with Count Basie (1936-1940)
Music No. MD4-239 Mosaic
88697151512 Mosaic
A 717776--A 717780 Mosaic

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