Pres & Teddy w/Teddy Wilson Quartet
Essential Jazz Classics
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This edition 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.
12 BONUS TRACKS have been added, consisting of two more quartet sessions by Lester have been added as a bonus. Recorded in 1951, they also feature Ramey and Jones, with John Lewis replacing Wilson on piano.
New York, January 13, 1956