Lester Young

Press and Teddy (131577)

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Press and Teddy

Lester Young

Phoenix

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PHX 138581

131577

JAZZ

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Press and Teddy

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CD 7,40 €

ONE OF THE BEST ALBUMS FROM LESTER'S LAST YEARS!!

INCLUDES 12 BONUS TRACKS

This release presents the complete original 1956 album "Pres & Teddy" (Verve MG V-8205) reuniting Lester with his old musical companions Teddy Wilson, Gene Ramey and Jo Jones. This was one of the last really swinging albums by Lester, who would die in 1959. As a bonus, two more quartet sessions by Lester. Recorded in 1951, they also feature Ramey and Jones, with John Lewis replacing Wilson on piano.

PERSONNEL:

LESTER YOUNG, tenor sax
TEDDY WILSON, piano
GENE RAMEY, bass
JO JONES, drums
New York, January 13, 1956.

(8-19) Bonus tracks:
Same personnel except John Lewis (p) replaces Teddy Wilson.
New York, January 16 (8-13) & March 8 (14-19), 1951.

INCLUDES 12 PAGE BOOKLET

TRACKS:

01. ALL OF ME
02. PRISONER OF LOVE
03. LOUISE
04. LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME
05. TAKING A CHANCE ON LOVE
06. LOVE IS HERE TO STAY
07. PRES RETURNS
08. THOU SWELL
09. SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN
10. UNDERCOVER GIRL BLUES
11. FRENESI
12. PETE'S CAFÉ
13. LITTLE PEE BLUES
14. A FOGGY DAY
15. IN A LITTLE SPANISH TOWN
16. LET'S FALL IN LOVE
17. DOWN ‘N' ADAM
18. LESTER SWINGS
19. SLOW MOTION BLUES

TOTAL TIME: 78:04 mins.