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Pres the Story of Lester Young
     

Pres the Story of Lester Young

by DELANNOY LUC, Luc Delannoy
 

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The critic Norman Granz called tenor saxophonist Lester Young "the greatest musician I have heard on the instrument." Douglas Ramsey speaks of Young as "the gentle bedeviled genius whose vision of beauty found expression even though he was hounded throughout his life by nearly every demon the twentieth century had managed to spawn." This is his story, told with

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The critic Norman Granz called tenor saxophonist Lester Young "the greatest musician I have heard on the instrument." Douglas Ramsey speaks of Young as "the gentle bedeviled genius whose vision of beauty found expression even though he was hounded throughout his life by nearly every demon the twentieth century had managed to spawn." This is his story, told with love and candor.

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ISBN-13:
9781557282637
Publisher:
University of Arkansas Press
Publication date:
07/28/1993
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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