Lester Young

The Quintessence New York - Los Angeles: 1938-1947

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The Quintessence New York - Los Angeles: 1938-1947 captures a number of gems recorded by legendary tenor saxophonist Lester Young between 1938 and 1947. These 34 performances include such swing classics as "Cherokee, Pts. 1-2," "Jumpin' with Symphony Sid," "On the Sunny Side of the Street," and "I Can't Get Started." While the Frémeaux & Associés releases are recommended to casual fans, as a first purchase The Kansas City Sessions on GRP would be easier to locate.

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