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Lester Young And His Kansas City Six* - Pagin The Devil / Way Down Yonder In New Orleans (Shellac)

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  • Yolmaran
    says:
    When they had time off from the Count Basie Orchestra in the late s, the Count's rhythm musicians formed a small ensemble called The Kansas City Five, with trumpeter Buck Clayton, drummer Jo Jones, bassist Walter Page, rhythm guitarist Freddie Green and Eddie Durham's electric guitar (as a replacement for Count Basie's piano).When Lester Young joined the band, on clarinet and tenor sax, .
  • Arashirg
    says:
    While similar collections on the Classics and Verve labels provide the best first-disc option for Lester Young's vintage sides, this estimable disc offers a nice array of the tenor giant's output from his prime stretch. The track set includes gems featuring the Count Basie-heavy Kansas City Six ("Pagin' the Devil," "Good Morning Blues") and combos graced by both jump blues-esque.
  • Akinoktilar
    says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Shellac release of Pagin' The Devil / Way Down Yonder In New Orleans on Discogs.
  • Guzahn
    says:
    Kansas City Six. 4. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans Kansas City Six. 5. Good Morning Blues Kansas City Six. 6. Blues (Ad Lib Blues) Other Albums by Lester Young And His Band. Swing Gold Collection (Lester Young Vol ) Lester Young And His Band.
  • Najora
    says:
    That might be all you'd want to do, anyway. Lester Young () was surely the "easiest" listening in the history of jazz, with his wistfully soft timbre and his fluid articulation, able to make even a jitterbug tune pumped out by a driving 'swing' orchestra sound like a ballad/5(26).
  • Bragore
    says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Kansas City Style on Discogs. Label: Commodore - FL 20, • Format: Vinyl LP, 10 Lester Young And The Kansas City Six - Kansas City Style (, Vinyl) | Discogs.
  • Daishura
    says:
    The Best of Lester Young Various artists. 22 songs (1 hour and 8 minutes) Released on January 5, My Songs; Unlimited; 1. Shoe Shine Boy (Rare Take-2) Smith-Jones Incorporated: 2. I've Found a New Baby Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra.
  • Dojar
    says:
    The great Lester Young is heard with the version of the Kansas City Six, a group also including trumpeter Buck Clayton (in prime form), Eddie Durham on electric guitar (where he preceded Charlie Christian) and trombone, the rhythm guitar of Freddie Green, bassist Walter Page, and drummer Jo Jones. The four selections (all of which are joined by an alternate take apiece) are most notable for .
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