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Lavender Blue - Lester Young - Live At The Royal Roost 1948 (CD, Album)

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  1. Lester Young is heard in a pair of radio airchecks, though only one of the two is from , a year in which the tenor saxophonist did no recording and only two documented radio broadcasts. The first four tracks are actually from a aircheck from the Royal Roost, with trumpeter Jesse Drakes, trombonist Jerry Elliott, and pianist Junior Mance. "D.B. Blues," whose title refers to an 6/
  2. Mid 70s issue of some rare sides by Lester Young – recorded as live broadcasts from the Royal Roost in The group on the set features Ted Kelly on trombone, Freddie Jefferson on piano, Roy Haynes on drums, and Jessie Drakes on trumpet, and you can hear a bit of Symphony Sid introducing the band.
  3. The sound of the Royal Roost broadcasts is what you would expect from the period and so is the music, that is acceptable but not more than that. Unfortunately the sound is very bad on the German recording. I had expected much better sound on this and that was the reason I bought the CD but it it barely listenable/5(10).
  4. Find Lester Young discography, albums and singles on AllMusic AllMusic. New Releases. Featured New Releases Live! From the Royal Roost: Unique Jazz The Pres [Savoy] Savoy Pres Lives! Savoy
  5. Lester Young s complete broadcasts from the celebrated Royal Roost Jazz club in New York, The tenor saxophonist performs most of these tracks in quintet format, including Jesse Drakes on trumpet and Junior Mance, piano plus Kai Winding, Alan Eager and Ella Fitzgerald as guests on a couple of jam-session like tunes/5(10).
  6. Exhaustive 30 CD collection from the Jazz legend's short-lived label. Contains 44 original albums ( tracks) plus booklet. Every record-collector has run across an album with the little sax-playing bird in it's label-logo, right next to the brand name Charlie Parker Records or CP Parker Records/5(21).
  7. Feb 24,  · Recorded live at the Royal Roost in New York, / Lester Young, tenor-sax – Jesse Drakes, trumpet – Freddy Jefferson, piano – Ted Kelly, trombone. Ted Briscoe, bass – Roy Haynes, drums. LESTER YOUNG - Pres Is Blue. 08 - Mean To Me (R. Turk – F. Ahlert) () 09 - On The Sunny Side Of The Street (J. McHugh – D. Fields) ().

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