Lester Young gets what he wants.

Lester Young gets what he wants.

Prez, as he was called, was one of the saxophonists in Count Basie’s orchestra. If you don’t know who Count Basie is, educate the mind. Prez was known for both introducing a relaxed, chilled out tone in his melodies and for spreading much of the 1940’s hipster sub-culture based jargon that a lot of slang in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s grew out of. You pick up what I’m laying down?


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