Live at Birdland (Lester Young album)

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Live at Birdland
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Studio album by Lester Young
Released 2007
Recorded 1953 and 1956
Genre Jazz
Length 71:53
Label ESP-Disk
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Live at Birdland is a collection of live recordings made in 1953 and 1956 at New York's Birdland.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Oh, Lady Be Good!" (7:47)
  2. "A Foggy Day" (8:10)
  3. "In a Little Spanish Town" 7:39
  4. "Lester Leaps In" (6:08))
  5. Theme: "Lullaby of Birdland" (0:55)
  6. Announcement (0:07)
  7. "Lester Leaps In" (6:07)
  8. Announcement 0:24
  9. "Polkadots and Moonbeams" (4:14)
  10. "Up ‘n Adam" (6:08)
  11. "In a Little Spanish Town" (3:20)
  12. Theme: "Lullaby of Birdland" (0:47)
  13. Announcement (0:10)
  14. "Three Little Words" (6:46)
  15. Lester and Announcer Speak (0:35)
  16. "These Foolish Things" (4:23)
  17. Announcement (0:10)
  18. "Blues in G" (5:45)
  19. "Tea for Two" (2:18)

Personnel[edit]

Sources[edit]

Gridley, Mark C. Jazz Styles: History & Analysis. 9th N.J.: Prentice Hall, 2006. Print.