John Lewis

Complete Verve Studio Sessions with Lester Young

Definitive Records

Lester Young (ts), John Lewis (p), Gene Ramey, Joe Shulman (b), Bill Clark, Jo Jones (d)

Reference: DRCD 11236

Bar code: 8436006492365

A unique studio encounters between the Modern Jazz Quartet founder and the Billie Holiday's alter ego, with bassist Gene Ramey or Joe Shulman and drummer Bill Clark or Jo Jones.

Great swinging performances as Three Little Words, Count Every Star, It All Depends On You, Jeepers Creepers, Thou Swell, September In The Rain, Frenesi, A Foggy Day, Let's Fall In Love, In A Little Spanish Town, . . . and outstanding jazz originals such as Neenah, Undercover Girl Blues, Pete's Café, Little Pee Blues, Slow Motion Blues, and others.

"John Lewis was Lesters favorite pianist . . . The seventeen sides Lester recorded with Lewis are to his late discography what rays of sunshine are after days of overcast skies" (from the liner notes)

01. Three Little Words
02. Count Every Star
03. It All Depends On You
04. Neenah
05. Jeepers Creepers
06. Thou Swell
07. September in the Rain
08. Undercover Girl Blues
09. Frenesi
10. Pet's Café
11. Little Pee Blues
12. A Foggy Day
13. In a Little Spanish Town
14. Let's Fall in Love
15. Down'n'Adam
16. Lester Swings
17. Slow Motion Blues
18. Count Every Star *
19. Neenah *
20. Neenah *
21. Thou Swell *

Total time: 62:51 min.

(*) Bonus Tracks [Alternates]



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