Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Boston 1950

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Boston 1950

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Lester Young

Boston 1950

Uptown Records UPCH 27.71

Lester Young (ts) Jesse Drakes (tp) Kenny Drew (p) Joe Schulman (b) Connie Kay (d). The Hi-Hat, Boston, MA probably June 4 (trks 1-9) and June 11, 1950 (trks 10-14)

Same personnel except Horace Silver (p) replaces Drew and Franklin Skeete (b) replaces Schulman. The Hi-Hat, Boston, MA, February 1, 1953 (trks 15-16)

Jumpin' With Symphony Sid/Too Marvelous For Words/ She's Funny That Way/You Can Depend On Me/How High The Moon (incomplete)/The Talk Of The Town/On A Slow Boat To China/Indiana/Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (fragment)/Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (fragment)/Sunday/Body And Soul/Four Flats Unfinished/Jeepers Creepers (incomplete)/Up 'N' Adam/ Jeepers Creepers. TT 64:08

Here is another fine recording from Uptown Records. On this particular occasion it is Lester Young with a batch of previously uninsured material. I wish to dispute those folks who said by the 1950s the Prez was just a shadow of his former self. …

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