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tenor saxophone and clarinet of Lester Young, 1936-1942

Jan Evensmo

tenor saxophone and clarinet of Lester Young, 1936-1942

with a critical assessment of all his known records and broadcasts

by Jan Evensmo

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Published by Evensmo in [Hosle, Norway .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Young, Lester, 1909-1959 -- Discography.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementcompiled by Jan Evensmo.
    SeriesHis Jazz solography series ; v. 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML156.7.Y7 E9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4278411M
    LC Control Number78304246

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Lester Willis Young (Aug – Ma ), nicknamed "Pres" or "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and occasional clarinetist.

Coming to prominence while a member of Count Basie's orchestra, Young was one of the most influential players on his instrument. In contrast to many of his hard-driving peers, Young played with a relaxed, cool tone and used sophisticated Born: AugWoodville, Mississippi, U.S. Get this from a library.

The tenor saxophone and clarinet of Lester Young, with a critical assessment of all his known records and broadcasts. [Jan Evensmo]. (Artist Transcriptions). Nicknamed "Pres" by Billie Holiday (short for President of the Tenor Sax), jazz giant Lester Young is considered to be tenor saxophone and clarinet of Lester Young of the most important and influential saxophonists of all time.

This great tribute folio transcribes 30 of his finest standards, together with a bio and discography/5(9).

American jazz tenor saxophonist Lester Young (born AugWoodville, Mississippi, USA - died MaNew York City, New York, USA). He ranks together with Coleman Hawkins and Ben Webster as one of the three "great tenors" of the the swing era.

Occasionally, he was known to also play the clarinet. Lester Willis Young (Aug – Ma ), nicknamed "Pres" or "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and occasional clarinetist.

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Lester Young Jr., the tenor saxophone legend’s son, will present three of Young’s instruments—two Conn saxophones and a Dolnet clarinet—and a porkpie hat (Young’s sartorial trademark) to NMAH director Anthea M.

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For many years, I have pursued occasional jazz clarinet projects, and would like to share some of my transcriptions here. Included here are mostly clarinet solos, but also a couple of tenor saxophone solos, from Lester Young and Ken Peplowski, who are also clarinetists, and thus their tenor solos translate to clarinet really well.

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This great tribute folio transcribes 30 of his finest standards, together with a bio and discography. Lester Young considers him as the first president of the tenor saxophone. InColeman Hawkins died after succumbing to the effects of pneumonia at age 64 and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery at the Bronx.

Sonny Rollins, the great tenor saxophonist says that Coleman was his greatest influence in his music. Learn how to play and improvise in the style of Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Ben Webster, Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon and other jazz greats. The book uses real jazz classics to teach you, covering scales, chord progressions, modes, soloing styles and many more ideas.

Songs include Autumn Leaves, I Remember You, Satin Doll, and Song For My Father. The alto saxophone, trumpet and clarinet of Benny Carter, With a critical assessment of all his known records and broadcasts (Jazz solography series) by Evensmo, Jan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at America's #1 Band.

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This page contains jazz saxophone and flute solo transcriptions by numerous jazz masters. I view transcription of jazz solos to be an essential part of learning how to improvise. Learning the language of jazz greats such as Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Phil Woods, etc.

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The Lester Young/Coleman Hawkins Kansas City battle Excerpted from. Lester Leaps In: The Life and Times of Lester “Pres” Young. Douglas Henry Daniels (Lester) Young earned recognition for being not only a stylist but a saxophone “freak” – not a pejorative term at all but rather a comment on his unparalleled virtuosity.

George Russell wrote a book on music theory titled. Which composer was among the first to pay tribute in his music to great jazz musicians of the past, such as Lester Young and Jelly Roll Morton.

Charles Mingus. featuring his brother Branford Marsalis on tenor saxophone, is understood to be modeled on the. Miles Davis Quintet of the s. Herschel Evans, tenor saxophone; Lester Young, tenor saxophone, clarinet; Jack Washington, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums Recorded June 6, Available on CD: The Complete Decca Recordings (GRP GRD) DOGGIN' AROUND () - H.

Evans -E. Battle - Count Basie and His Orchestra. most notable tenor saxophone soloist in the Count Basie band Lester Young in the Basie Orchestra, emphasis was placed more on Solo playing accompanied. This book is tenor saxophone key, so Bb instruments will not have to transpose.

For all other instruments, special transposed supplemental books (sold separately - see the "You May Also Like" column to the right) are available. "This is an important new book. Coleman Hawkins established the tenor saxophone as a jazz solo instrument during his stint with Fletcher Henderson from to Hawkins' arpeggiated, rich-toned, vibrato-laden style was the main influence on swing era tenor players before Lester Young, and his influence continued with other big-toned tenor players into the era of modern jazz.

Lester Willis Young (Aug – Ma ), [1] nicknamed "Pres" or "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and also played trumpet, violin, and drums. Coming to prominence while a member of Count Basie's orchestra, Young was one of the most influential players on his instrument, playing with a cool tone and using sophisticated harmonies.

The tenor saxophone is a medium-sized member of the saxophone family, a group of instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in the s.

The tenor and the alto are the two most commonly used saxophones. The tenor is pitched in the key of B ♭ (while the alto is pitched in the key of E ♭), and written as a transposing instrument in the treble clef, sounding an octave and a major second lower than.

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All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Along with his splendid tenor solo, Pres plays clarinet on this tune’s opening theme and closing counterpoint. (It’s worth remembering that he grew up in New Orleans; that kind of polyphony was mother’s milk to him.) Drawn from the Basie band, this small-group session is a master class in relaxed swing, with Young’s tenor as the.

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