AirTalk

Lively and in-depth discussions of city news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts, and more. Hosted by Larry Mantle

Lester Young

by AirTalk

Larry Mantle talks with professor and author Douglas Daniels about the life and music of Lester Young as chronicled in his book Lester Leaps In (Beacon Press). Daniels focuses on Young's artistic development, his relationships with Count Basie and Billie Holliday among others, and his personal demons in the final years of his life.

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