Lester Young

Pres & Teddy w/Teddy Wilson Quartet (EJC55778)

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Pres & Teddy w/Teddy Wilson Quartet

Lester Young

Essential Jazz Classics

8436559469692

EJC 170359

EJC55778

JAZZ

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CD 8,22 €

+ 12 BONUS TRACKS

INCLUDES 12-PAGE BOOKLET

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.

PERSONNEL:

  • Lester Young - (tenor sax)
  • Teddy Wilson - (piano)
  • Gene Ramey - (bass)
  • Jo Jones - (drums)

New York, January 13, 1956

  • (*) BONUS TRACKS:
  • Same Personnel except John Lewis (piano replaces Teddy Wilson
  • New York, January 16 [8-13] & March 8 [14-19], 1951

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. 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 (*)