Long time ago, while online searching LOC archives, the search engine
returned 1949. interview with Pres. Don't know if this has something to do
with this jam session, it could be the same session...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen C Leggett" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 7:58 PM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] New National Recording Registry just announced
At the press conference, the Library also announced acquisition of 31 rare,
mint-condition test pressings from blues legend Robert Johnson and discovery
of a jam session featuring jazz great Lester Young. Speaking on the Young
discovery, Loren Schoenberg, executive director of the Jazz Museum in
Harlem, said, "Yes, this was Lester's absolute zenith and there is precious
little extant from this period.