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Billie Holiday - Wikipedia

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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 - Saxophonist - Biography.com

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4 days ago ... Explore the life of tenor saxophonist Lester Young, the musician dubbed the Prez by his peers for his top-tier status, on Biography.com.

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 ...

Lester Young: Biography & Songs | Study.com

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In this lesson learn how Lester Young, who began his career by playing in his family's band and became a star in the Kansas City jazz scene. Read...

Lester Young @ All About Jazz

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Feb 13, 2014 ... Learn about and follow jazz musician Lester Young (Saxophone) at All About Jazz.

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 ...

Fine and Mellow » Billie Holiday

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The show's performance of “Fine and Mellow” reunited Billie Holiday with her estranged long-time friend and stirring collaborator Lester Young for the final time .

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 ...

Billie Holiday Biography - life, family, childhood, name, death, history ...

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Holiday's relationship with Basie's star tenor saxophonist Lester Young (1909– 1959) is the stuff of legend. They were great musical coworkers and great friends  ...