Lester Willis Young, 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. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Lester Young With Count Basie And His Orchestra" on Discogs. Count Basie Orchestra With Lester Young - Count Basie Featuring Lester Young at Discogs. Complete your Count Basie Orchestra With Lester Young collection. Young, Lester - Lester-Amadeus: Lester Young With Count Basie, His Quintet, Sextet & Orchestra, - Music. In February , when Lester Young joined him at the Reno Club in Kansas City, Bill Basie was 31 years old. Born in Red Bank, New Jersey. Coming to prominence while a member of Count Basie's orchestra, Young was one of the most influential players on his. Count Basie and His Orchestra for Decca on June 6, This recording is a great showcase for one of its star soloists, Lester Young. (C) COUNT BASIE AND HIS ORCHESTRA: Ed Lewis, Buck Clayton, Bobby Moore (tp), George Hunt, Dan Minor (tb), Caughey Roberts (as), Lester Young. Play and download "Lester Leaps In (feat. Lester Young)" by "Count Basie And His Orchestra" - and other songs including "I Can't Believe That You're in Love. Philips Jazz Gallery: Lester Young with Count Basie and His Orchestra, an EP by Lester Young With Count Basie and His Orchestra. Released in on Philips.