Lester Young

Le Dernier Message De Lester Young - 180 Gram Ltd (84069)

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Le Dernier Message De Lester Young - 180 Gram Ltd

Lester Young

Sam Records

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LPS 137296

84069

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Le Dernier Message De Lester Young - 180 Gram Ltd

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- LIMITED EDITION 1000 COPIES

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PERSONNEL:

LESTER YOUNG, tenor sax
RENÉ URTREGER, piano
JIMMY COURLEY, guitar
JAMIL NASSER, bass
KENNY CLARKE, drums

Recorded at Studio Barclay, Paris, March 4, 1959

TRACKS:

01. Lady Be Goog
02. Back Home Again in Indiana
03. I Can't Get Started With You
04. I Didn't Know What Time It Was
05. Three Little Words
06. Pennies From Heaven
07. Tea For Two
08. I Cover The Waterfront
09. A.B. Blues
10. There'll Never Be Another Another You
11. Almost Like Being In Love
12. Lullaby

In January 1959, Lester Young was in Paris for a series of concerts at the famous Blue Note Club, rue d’Artois. He plays with Rene Urtreger on piano, Kenny Clarke on drums, Jimmy Gourley on guitar and Pierre Michelot on bass. On March 4, 1959, Eddie Barclay decides to record Lester at Studio Barclay, which will be his last album. Lester Young is reduced but the grace and genius are still there! Some days later,March 15, 1959, Lester succumb at the Alvin hotel, a few hours after arriving in New York. A heart attack had just one defeat all musicians nicknamed ‘Prez’, The President.

Fac-simile re-issue using the original photos from Herman Leonard, re-mastered from the original master tapes, limited édition 180 grs vinyl pressed by Pallas in Germany.