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    So Good: Lester Young and Billie Holiday

    By Mike | January 19, 2012

    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”: http://www.errico.com/tag/but-beautiful/

    More So Good: http://www.errico.com/category/so-good/


    Topics: So Good | 1 Comment »

    One Response to “So Good: Lester Young and Billie Holiday”

    1. Video Tour of Geoff Dyer’s “But Beautiful” | Mike Errico Says:
      April 6th, 2012 at 11:39 am

      [...] to the chapters, using Spotify and YouTube. For each chapter, I’ve posted great videos of Lester Young and Billie Holiday, Bud Powell, Ben Webster, Charles Mingus, Chet Baker, Art Pepper, and Thelonious [...]


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