- 171 Pages
- Medium Format
- Lightly Illustrated With B&W Photos
- Released: December 22, 2009
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
Description by OLDIES.com:
With his sax jutting oddly to one side, his bizarre, oblique use of language, and his unique musical rapport with Billie Holiday (who famously nicknamed him "Prez"), Lester Young has become an icon and a cult figure. This marvelous biography illuminates the life and work of this giant of jazz.