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Lester Leaps in free pdf Lester Young, the legendary tenor saxophonist whose career spanned the swing and bebop years, was jazz music's first hipster. In this groundbreaking biography, historian Douglas Daniels corrects the misconceptions about this artist. Young emerges as a kind, gentle and sensitive man whose friendships with other performers, loving parenting, and long career challenges his reputation as a troubled and self-destructive jazz artist.

About Douglas H. Daniels

Douglas Henry Daniels is professor of black studies and history at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The author of "Pioneer Urbanites: A Social and Cultural History of Black San Francisco, " he lives in Santa Barbara.

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Author : Douglas H. Daniels
Publisher : Beacon Press
Data Published : 14 March 2003
ISBN : 0807071250
EAN : 9780807071250
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 536 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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