Combo Swing

thu 25 dec 2008 01:00 
Genre: Swing
Composers: Count Basie | Nat King Cole

After he left Count Basie’s band, Lester Young worked with a group of his own, of which his brother Lee was also part as a drummer. During his stay on the West Coast, he joined pianist Nat King Cole under the small Aladdin label and they became a quartet. They recorded relatively long pieces.

Lester Young(ts), Nat King Cole(p), Red Callender(b).
Recorded: 15 July 1942
1.      Indiana  –  2. I Can’t Get Started  –  3. Tea For Two
4.      Body And Soul
Lester Young(ts), Nat king Cole(p), Buddy Rich(d).
Recorded:  December 1945
5.      I’ve Found A New Baby –  6. Back To The Land
6.      I Cover The Waterfront  –  8. Somebody Loves Me
  9.   I Want To Be Happy10. The an I Love –
11.   Peg O’ My Heart
Lester Young(ts), Nat King Cole(p), Oscar Moore(g),
Johnny Miller(b), Buddy Rich(d).
Recorded: spring 1946
 12.  These Foolish Things  –  Lester Leaps In