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Billie Holiday

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Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years. Nickname...

Mississippi Jazz Musician Lester (Prez) Young

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Biography and Major Works of Lester (Prez) Young, a Jazz Musician from ... MAJOR WORKS BIOGRAPHY TIMELINE RELATED WEBSITES BIBLIOGRAPHY  ...

Lester Young @ All About Jazz

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Learn about and follow jazz musician Lester Young (Saxophone) at All About Jazz.

History of Jazz Timeline: 1936 - All About Jazz

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Basie's 1936 record Lady be Good featured a very cool, behind the beat, sax by Lester Young in an era of very hot solos. Lester claims the white players Frankie  ...

Chronology - The University of Michigan Press

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1909 Lester Willis Young born in Woodville, Mississippi, August 27. Shortly after, the family moves to New Orleans. 1919– Young moves to Memphis, then to ...

Billie Holiday - Singer - Biography.com

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Jul 8, 2014 ... Around this time, Holiday met and befriended saxophonist Lester Young, who was part of Count Basie's orchestra on and off for years. He even ...

100 Essential Jazz Albums - The New Yorker

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May 19, 2008 ... Lester Young, “The Lester Young/Count Basie Sessions 1936-40” (Mosaic, 2008; ... Lester Young, “Kansas City Swing” (Definitive, 2004; tracks ...

Great Artists in Saxophone History - Changing Jazz and Saxophone ...

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Ironically, he actually played in the Young family band with Lester Young early on . Webster took Hawkins place in the Fletcher Henderson band and later ...

The Count and The President - Bill Basie and Lester Young

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Mar 20, 2015 ... count basie, lester young. ... in question and its music; a timeline, situating important jazz events within a broader context of cultural and political ...

Lester Young | LESTER LEAPS IN | Pinterest | Pork Pie Hat, Young ...

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Lester Young, jazz musician known as “Pres” for “president” ..... Timeline, Ancient History, History John, History Buff, Timeline Maps, Infographics Timeline ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about Lester Young at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about Lester Young easy with credible ...

History of Jazz Timeline: 1951 - All About Jazz

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Rollins is a Coleman Hawkins influenced player. Because of this he is running counter to the current tide of Lester Young addicts. How ironic that ten years ago,  ...

Lester Young - Saxophonist Biography - Jazz - About.com

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Artist profile of saxophonist Lester Young. ... Jazz Saxophonist Lester Young - Courtesy of Blue Note Records. Courtesy of Blue Note Records. By Michael Verity.