By Lester Young
Tenor Saxophone Sheet Music
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The Lester Young Collection (Saxophone). (Tenor Saxophone). By Lester Young. For Saxophone. Hal Leonard Artist Transcriptions. Jazz and Swing. Saxophone songbook. Standard notation, introductory text and discography. 88 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.672524).
ISBN 0634065750. With standard notation, introductory text and discography. Jazz and Swing. 9x12 inches.
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, Doggin' Around, Twelfth Street Rag and more.
About Hal Leonard Artist Transcriptions
Artist Transcriptions are authentic, note-for-note transcriptions of the hottest wind, electronic, guitar and keyboard artists. These outstanding, accurate arrangements are in an easy-to-read format which includes all essential lines. Artist Transcriptions can be used to perform, sequence or reference.
Location: from San Diego, California
June 23, 2008
Play like Prez
What a bonus!! A note for note transcription of performances that I easily accessed on cd 's that I already owned. Lester sounds sort of easy and sloppy (laid back). However I found out that he was quite a musician and very talented in order to make his music sound...
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