So Good: Lester Young and Billie Holiday

I’ve been reading “But Beautiful” by Geoff Dyer, an amazing book about jazz lives. I’m listening along to the chapters, using Spotify and YouTube. Hearing all kinds of amazing musicianship.

Chapter One: I’ve fallen deep into Lester Young. But check out the expression in Billie’s face. Treat yourself to this.

“Fine and Mellow”

More video accompaniment to the jazz artists in Geoff Dyer’s “But Beautiful”:

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