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Lester Willis Young (August 27, 1909 – March 15, 1959), nicknamed "Pres" or "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and sometime 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 harmonies, using "a free-floating style, wheeling and diving like a gull, banking with low, funky riffs that pleased dancers… read more

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  • Avatar for voldomboRL
    Он так хорош, что даже сказать нечего
  • Avatar for PeaceloveK
    Happy birthday, Mr President....President of tenor sax
  • Avatar for Marpul23
    Jazz and American song - parallel development http://www.laboratoriummuzycznychfuzji.com/2014/05/labopedia-jazz-i-amerykanska-piosenka.html
  • Avatar for PeaceloveK
    King of tenor - saxophone ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
  • Avatar for PeaceloveK
    its a great pleasure to hear him
  • Avatar for PeaceloveK
    ♥ ♥ Love.
  • Avatar for PeaceloveK
    I like his sound.
  • Avatar for Radioakhar
    happy birthday
  • Avatar for GeneralHoden
    one of the smoothest
  • Avatar for Sapegas
    awesome tenor sax guy, never heard him before. This error has been fixed yestarday. Listening to him all day long now :)

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