Lester Young

Lester Young brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Young was a musician that started his entertainment career in films like the documentary "The Last of the Blue ... Read more »

Filmography

Music (13)

Somers Town 2009 (Movie)

("Barefootin' Time in Chinatown") (Song Performer)

The Notorious Bettie Page 2006 (Movie)

("I Want a Little Girl") (Song Performer)

Anything Else 2003 (Movie)

("I Can't Get Started") (Song Performer)

The Blues 2003 (Tv Show)

Song

Robert Altman's Jazz '34 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Music

Kansas City 1996 (Movie)

("Tickle Toe") (Song)

Konitz - Portrait de l'artiste en saxophoniste 1987 (Movie)

("Lady Be Good") (Song)

Stardust Memories 1980 (Movie)

("Tickletoe") (Song Performer)

Stardust Memories 1980 (Movie)

(Song)

Joe Albany... A Jazz Life 1979 (Movie)

("Lester Leaps In") (Song Performer)

Joe Albany... A Jazz Life 1979 (Movie)

(Song)

The Last of the Blue Devils 1978 (Movie)

songs("Lester Leaps In" "Dickie's Dream") (Song)

To the Count of Basie 1978 (Movie)

("Dickie's Dream") (Song)
Actor (2)

Bird Now 1986 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jammin' the Blues 1943 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Lester Young brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Young was a musician that started his entertainment career in films like the documentary "The Last of the Blue Devils" (1979) with Count Basie and His Orchestra, the Arnie Ross documentary "To the Count of Basie" (1979) and "Stardust Memories" (1980) with Woody Allen. Though known first for his music, Young also acted in "Jammin' the Blues" (1944). In the eighties and the early 2000s, Young's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "Konitz - Portrait de l'artiste en saxophoniste" (1988), "Kansas City" (1996) with Jennifer Jason Leigh and the Paul Giamatti dramatic adaptation "American Splendor" (2003). Young's music was also featured in "Anything Else" (2003) with Woody Allen, the biographical drama "The Notorious Bettie Page" (2006) with Gretchen Mol and "Somers Town" (2009). Young's music was most recently used in the Lou Adler documentary "The Wrecking Crew" (2015).

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