Lester Willis Young (August 27, 1909 – March 15, 1959), nicknamed «Pres» or «Prez», was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and occasional clarinetist.
Coming to prominence while a member of Count Basie's orchestra, Young was one of the most influential players on his instrument. In contrast to many of his hard-driving peers, Young played with a relaxed, cool tone and used sophisticated harmonies, using «a free-floating style, wheeling and diving like a gull, banking with low, funky riffs that pleased dancers and listeners alike».
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