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Jammin' the Blues

Lester Young

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Lester's Blues


This performance of "Jammin' the Blues" is from a film of the same name.


Lester Young, tenor sax
Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax
Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet
Barney Kessel, guitar
Marlowe Morris, piano
Red Callender, bass
Jo Jones, drums
Sidney Catlett, drums

The movie was directed by Gjon Mili. Producer Gordon Hollingshead was nominated for an Academy Award for the film in the category of Best Short Subject, One-reel.

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