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HighNote CD 7054
Lester Young
Pres In Europe

More recordings from the closely guarded vaults of the legendary Onyx Records (see HighNote's previous releases by Art Tatum, Don Byas, Hot Lips Page and Lucky Thompson). PRES IN EUROPE features two unforgettable sets of late Lester circa 1956 (the year of the great recording, Jazz Giants of 1956) when Pres' playing was at its most communicative and introverted. Here he shines on a selection of standards and two of his signature tunes, "Lester Leaps In" and "Lester's European Blues". These recordings have been unavailable since their initial release on LP in 1973 and have been completely remastered and presented in the best possible sound with newly updated and exhaustive liner notes by Dan Morgenstern.

Lester Young- saxophone

Tracks: Lester Leaps In; These Foolish Things; There Will Never Be Another You; Lester's European Blues; Lullaby of Birdland; Polka Dots and Moonbeams; Lester Leaps In.

 These Foolish Things

 There Will Never Be Another You

 Lester Leaps In

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