Jo Jones in City of Kansas City - 1934
[...] Coleman Hawkins came to Kansas City with Fletcher Henderson and Herschel [Evans], Lester [Young], and Ben Webster played for him.
That night, Herschel played all over the horn--played it the way it is supposed to be played because Hawk was his idol. You couldn't say anything bad about Hawkins to Herschel. […] Lester, you know, has always been an unlimited soloist, and he was still playing at the session when everybody else was finished.
And then, too, there was something about tone. Hawkins had a full tone and Herschel's was full, too. But Lester's tone was … more >>
Nat Hentoff and Nat Shapiro, Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It (London, 1992), p. 309. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435832819857 accessed: 17 October, 2021
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|jazz tenor saxophone music||performed by Herschel Evans, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|