Lester Young The Complete Savoy Recordings (2-CD)

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The Complete Savoy Recordings (2-CD)
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Format: CD  (2 Discs)
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  • Number of Discs: 2
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  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: Savoy Jazz

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The recordings the great Lester Young made for the Savoy label include every element that made him one of the most significant trendsetters in Jazz. You could always tell how he was feeling from how he sounded, and it was this emotional honesty that made his every utterance so entrancing. Features Count Basie, Harry Sweets Edison, Freddie Green, Johnny Guarnieri, Jo Jones, and more!

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.These Foolish Things Remind Me Of You
  • 2.Exercise In Swing - Take 1 (Master)
  • 3.Exercise In Swing - Take 2
  • 4.Exercise In Swing - Take 3
  • 5.Exercise In Swing - Take 4
  • 6.Salute To Fats - Take 1
  • 7.Salute To Fats - Take 2
  • 8.Salute To Fats - Take 3
  • 9.Salute To Fats - Take 4
  • 10.Salute To Fats - Take 5 (Master)
  • 11.Basie English - Take 1
  • 12.Basie English - Take 2 (Master)
  • 13.Empty Hearted - Take 1 (Master)
  • 14.Circus In Rhythm - Take 1 (Master)
  • 15.Circus In Rhythm - Take 2
  • 16.Circus In Rhythm - Take 3
  • 17.Poor Little Plaything - Take 1 (Master)
  • 18.Poor Little Plaything - Take 2
  • 19.Tush - Take 1
  • 20.Tush - Take 2 (Master)
  • 21.Blue Lester (Lester's Blues) - Take 1 (Master)
  • 22.Ghost Of A Chance - Take 1
  • 23.Ghost Of A Chance - Take 2 (Master)
  • 24.Indiana - Take 1
  • 25.Indiana - Take 2 (Master)
  • 26.Jump, Lester, Jump (Lester's Savoy Jump) - Take 1 (Master)

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Crazy Over J-Z - Take 1
  • 2.Crazy Over J-Z - Take 2
  • 3.Crazy Over J-Z - Take 3 (Master)
  • 4.Ding Dong - Take 1
  • 5.Ding Dong - Take 2
  • 6.Ding Dong - Take 3 (Master)
  • 7.Blues 'N' Bells - Take 1
  • 8.Blues 'N' Bells - Take 2
  • 9.Blues 'N' Bells - Take 3 (Master)
  • 10.June Bug - Take 1 (Master)
  • 11.Neenah
  • 12.Body And Soul
  • 13.Up And Adam
  • 14.Big Eye Blues
  • 15.One O'Clock Blues
  • 16.Lester's Mop Mop Blues
  • 17.Pennies From Heaven
  • 18.I Can't Get Started
  • 19.How High The Moon
  • 20.Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Product Description:

Personnel: Lester Young (tenor saxophone); Earle Warren (vocals, alto saxophone); Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone); Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone);
Rudy Rutherford (baritone saxophone); Billy Butterfield, Joe Newman, Ed Lewis, Al Killian, Harry Sweets Edison, Jessie Drakes (trumpet); Eli Robinson, Dicky Wells, Ted Donnelly, Louis Taylor, Jerry Elliott (trombone); Hank D'Amico (clarinet); Johnny Guarnieri, Clyde Hart, Count Basie, Junior Mance, Kenny Drew (piano); Dexter Hall, Freddie Green (guitar); Billy Taylor, Rodney Richardson, Leroy Jackson, Joe Shulman (bass); Cozy Cole, Jo Jones, Shadow Wilson, Roy Haynes (drums).
Principally recorded at WOR, Chicago, Illinois between 1944 & 1950. Includes liner notes by Loren Schoenberg.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
2002's The Complete Savoy Recordings contains all 46 recordings Lester Young recorded for Savoy, including numerous alternate takes. This set is nicely assembled, boasting 20-Bit remastering, with good notes and logical sequencing (even if the successions of alternate takes do skew it a bit toward the historian, not the casual listener), making this the best set to date of Young's pivotal Savoy recordings. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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  • Sales Rank: 25,854
  • UPC: 795041712226
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