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Various - Historical Prez - Lester Young 1940-1944 MP3




Historical Prez - Lester Young 1940-1944



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Various - Historical Prez - Lester Young 1940-1944 MP3


1Count Basie & His OrchestraBlue Room Jump
2Lester & Lee Young's OrchestraBenny's Bugle
3Count Basie & His OrchestraTush
4Count Basie & His OrchestraAin't Misbehavin'
5Count Basie & His OrchestraJumpin' At The Woodside
6Count Basie & His OrchestraMy, What A Fry!
7Count Basie & His OrchestraCall Me Darling
8Count Basie & His OrchestraDinah
9Lester Young And His OrchestraTickles Toe
10Count Basie & His OrchestraI Found A New Baby
11Count Basie & His OrchestraOne O'Clock Jump
12Count Basie & His OrchestraAin't It The Truth
13Count Basie & His OrchestraJazz Me Blues
14Count Basie & His OrchestraK.C. Stride
15Lester Young And His OrchestraTaxi War Dance


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
EV-3002Various Historical Prez - Lester Young 1940-1944 ‎(LP, Comp)EverybodysEV-3002US1984


  • Alto SaxophoneEarle Warren (tracks: A4 to B8), Jimmy Powell (tracks: A4 to B8)
  • Alto Saxophone, Baritone SaxophoneJack Washington (tracks: A4, A6, B1 to B8), Rudy Rutherford (tracks: A5, A7)
  • BassNick Fenton (tracks: A1, A2), Red Callendar (tracks: A3), Rodney Richardson (tracks: A4 to B8)
  • ClarinetRudy Rutherford (tracks: A4, A6, B1 to B8)
  • DrumsHal "Doc" West (tracks: A1, A2), Jo Jones (tracks: A4 to B5, B8), Lee Young (tracks: A3), Shadow Wilson (tracks: B6, B7)
  • Electric GuitarJohn Collins (tracks: A1, A2)
  • GuitarFreddie Greene (tracks: A4 to B8)
  • Liner NotesLoren Schoenberg
  • PianoCount Basie (tracks: A4 to B8), Jimmy Rowles (tracks: A3)
  • Tenor SaxophoneBuddy Tate (tracks: A4 to B8), Bumps Meyer (tracks: A3), Lester Young
  • TromboneDickie Wells (tracks: A4 to B8), Eli Robinson (tracks: A4 to B8), Louis Taylor (tracks: A4 to B8), Ted Donnelly (tracks: A4 to B8)
  • TrumpetAl Killian (tracks: A4 to B8), Ed Lewis (tracks: A4 to B8), Harry Edison (tracks: A4 to B8), Joe Newman (tracks: A4 to B8), Paul Campbell (tracks: A3), Shad Collins (tracks: A1, A2)
  • VocalsThelma Carpenter (tracks: B6)


Compilation of various live and broadcast recordings.
White generic cover with hole in center, making label visible; single sheet B/W insert with liner notes. See images

Recording dates:
A1, A2: Manhattan Center, NYC, Winter 1940-41
A3: Club Capri, Los Angeles, Dec. 2, 1941
A4: Fats Waller Mem. Concert, Carnegie Hall, April 3, 1944
A5 to B8 all recorded at the Blue Room, Hotel Lincoln, NYC
A5, A7: April 10, 1944
A6: April 14, 1944
B1: April 21, 1944
B2: April 24, 1944
B3 - B5, B8: April / May 1944
B6, B7: May 20, 1944

"Shadow Wilson appears to be the drummer on some May 1944 broadcasts"


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Marlor Productions
  • Copyright (c) – Marlor Productions

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