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.

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