TITLE

Pres

AUTHOR(S)
Balliett, Whitney
PUB. DATE
February 1981
SOURCE
New Yorker;2/23/1981, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the life of Lester Young, a tenor saxophonist. He was a man with an oriental face and heavy-lidded eyes. He often wore collar pins and ankle-length coats. His models were Frank Trumbauer and Jimmy Dorsey who were not the best jazz players. Young died in 1959 and he was idolized by other saxophonists.
ACCESSION #
23326524

 

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