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  1. Deep in detail and admiring in tone, Lester Leaps In is as much a look at the racism of the mid 20th Century as it is about Young.”– T. Michael Crowell, The San Diego Union-Tribune “Daniels covers it all, from the music to the personal attributes, and he successfully brings the tenor giant back to life.”–Steven Loewy, All Music Guide.
  2. With Coleman Hawkins and John Coltrane, Lester Young makes up what could be called the Holy Trinity of jazz tenor saxophonists. On this Verve compilation, we get a wonderful overview of Young's post- Count Basie Orchestra output. Selections featured here range from dates recorded in up through , three years before the musician's death.6/
  3. Lester made his greatest impact on jazz and swing as a crucial component in the Count Basie Orchestra between The smooth, modern rhythm of the Basie band pointed the way for Swing music, introducing a radical 4-beats to the bar rhythm that made for .
  4. Jul 24,  · Pianist Billy Lester (age 73) hails from this era and absorbed the lessons of masters at a deeper level than most. His style is encyclopedic in its reach. References to Monk abound, while Bud Powell, Sal Mosca, and Charlie Parker figures criss-cross and dash all over a chorus in ways that bring this era back to the listener in vivid memories.
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  8. With Coleman Hawkins and John Coltrane, Lester Young makes up what could be called the Holy Trinity of jazz tenor saxophonists. On this Verve compilation, we get a wonderful overview of Young's post- Count Basie Orchestra output. Selections featured here range from dates recorded in up through , three years before the musician's death.
  9. Billy Lester was born in Yonkers, New York on June 11, , and he lives there still, in a suburban home on a tree-lined block. His wife, Julia Eisen-Lester, is a painter and art educator; they have two daughters and a son, all of them grown.

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