Lester Young Lewis Porter

ISBN: 9780805794717

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190 pages


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Lester Young  by  Lewis Porter

Lester Young by Lewis Porter
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Praise for Lester Young:. . . a schematic of unparalleled insight and detail.-Down BeatA monumental work.-Dizzy Gillespie. . . a major contribution to jazz scholarship . . . for its illumination of Lester Youngs music and for setting theMorePraise for Lester Young:. . . a schematic of unparalleled insight and detail.—-Down BeatA monumental work.—-Dizzy Gillespie.

. . a major contribution to jazz scholarship . . . for its illumination of Lester Youngs music and for setting the biographical record straight.—-Dan MorgensternSeveral new biographies of Lester Young have been published in the years since Lewis Porters Lester Young first appeared, but none have supplanted or even attempted the in-depth study that Porter brings to his subjects music.

With the same care and scholarship that characterized his John Coltrane, Porter analyzes the music that made Lester Young the most original tenor sax in jazz.In addition to helping us understand Lester Youngs playing and stylistic evolution, Porters analysis demonstrates that Youngs playing at the end of his career did not mark a serious decline over his earlier style, as many critics have claimed.



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