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Lester Leaps In

The Life and Times of Lester Pres Young

Lester Leaps In( )
Author: Daniels, Douglas Henry
ISBN:978-0-8070-7125-0
Publication Date:Sep 2018
Publisher:Beacon Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $44.99
Book Description:

He was jazz's first hipster. He performed in sunglasses and coined and popularized phrases like "that's cool" and "you dig?" He always wore a suit and his trademark porkpie hat. He influenced everyone from B. B. King to Stan Getz to Allen Ginsberg, creating a lyrical style of playing that forever changed the sound of the tenor saxophone. In this groundbreaking biography of Lester Young (1909-1959), historian Douglas Daniels brings to life the man and his world, and...
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Book Details
Pages:536
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Music
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.794 cm
Book Weight:0.714 Kilograms



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