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Lester Young (part 3)

Lester Young (part 3)

Lester Young (1909 – 1959) (Part 3: 1950 – 1959) was in the 1950s one of the most acknowledged artists ever in jazz but was struggling with bad health, and had to give up before the turn of the decade, but he still could play ballads like nobody else … … Read entire article »

Tyree Glenn

Tyree Glenn

Tyree Glenn (1912 – 1974) was a fine swing trombonist, but he was also one of the few prewar important jazz artists on the vibraphone, maybe even more exciting… … Read entire article »

Ernie Caceres

Ernie Caceres

Ernie Caceres (1911 – 1971) was a brilliant baritonesax performer from Texas, mostly known for his ‘membership in the Eddie Condon organization’, making particularly in 1944-45 remarkable contributions to jazz history on his instrument… … Read entire article »

Ed Anderson

Ed Anderson

Ed Anderson (1910 – ???) was one of the most prominent trumpeters of the early swing era, primarily known for his participation in the Mills Blue Rhythm Band… … Read entire article »

Don Redman

Don Redman

Don Redman (1900 – 1964) was one of the most important arrangers and band leaders of the 1920s and 1930s, also a competent reed player, but it should not be forgotten that his vocal efforts were highly original and enjoyable… … Read entire article »

Leo Parker

Leo Parker

Leo Parker (1925 – 1962) was the first bebop baritonesax artist, coming up through Billy Eckstine’s orchestra, later known from numerous recording sessions, also a prominent comeback in 1961, but his heart gave suddenly in… … Read entire article »