The Lester Young Collection
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The Lester Young Collection

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by Hal Leonard

As performed by Lester Young.

Tenor Saxophone. Artist Transcriptions. Authentic note-for-note transcriptions. 9x12 inches. 88 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00672524)

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Nicknamed Pres by Billie Holiday (short for President of the Tenor Sax), jazz giant Lester Young is considered to be one of the most important and influential saxophonists of all time. This great tribute folio transcribes 30 of his finest standards, together with a bio and discography. Includes: Blue Lester · Cherokee · Doggin' Around · Honeysuckle Rose · I Can't Get Started with You · Indiana · Jumpin' with Symphony Sid · Lester Leaps In · Oh, Lady Be Good! · Sometimes I'm Happy · These Foolish Things · Twelfth Street Rag · You Can Depend on Me · more.

Songs Include:

  • A Sailboat In The Moonlight
  • Blue Lester
  • Broadway
  • Cherokee (Indian Love Song)
  • Doggin' Around
  • Every Tub
  • Exactly Like You
  • Honeysuckle Rose
  • How High The Moon
  • I Can't Get Started With You
  • I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance
  • I Got Rhythm
  • I Must Have That Man
  • I Never Knew
  • I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)
  • Indiana (Back Home Again In Indiana)
  • Jumpin' At The Woodside
  • Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
  • Lester Leaps In
  • Oh, Lady Be Good!
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • One O'Clock Jump
  • Shoe Shine Boy
  • Sometimes I'm Happy
  • The Man I Love
  • These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)
  • This Year's Kisses
  • Three Little Words
  • Twelfth Street Rag
  • You Can Depend On Me

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