Lester Young ‘Jamming the Blues’

26 February, 2011 — Jazz on the Tube

Lester Young tenor; Illinois Jacque, tenor; Harry Edison, trumpet; Barney Kessel; guitar; Marlowe Morris, piano; Red Callender, bass; Jo Jones and Sidney Catlett, drums

The movie was directed by Gjon Mili. Producer Gordon Hollingshead was nominated for an Academy Award for this footage in the category of Best Short Subject, One-reel. Recorded in 1944.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.