The Jazz Giants '56

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The Jazz Giants '56
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Studio album by Lester Young
Released 1956
Recorded January 12, 1956
Fine Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 42:30
Label Verve
MGN 1056
Producer Norman Granz
Lester Young chronology
Pres and Sweets
(1955)
The Jazz Giants '56
(1956)
Pres and Teddy
(1956)

The Jazz Giants '56 is an album by saxophonist Lester Young, first issued in 1956 on Verve Records.[1]

Track Listing [2][edit]

  1. "I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan" (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz) - 9:35
  2. "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 10:06
  3. "Gigantic Blues" (Lester Young) - 6:54
  4. "This Year's Kisses" (Irving Berlin) - 6:49
  5. "You Can Depend on Me" (Charles Carpenter, Louis Dunlap, Earl Hines) - 9:06

Personnel [3][edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] cduniverse.com.
  2. ^ Amazon.com.
  3. ^ Answers.com.

Sources[edit]

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