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Jazz Hipster Lester Young's Army Days

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Jazz Hipster Lester Young's Army Days

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Jazz Hipster Lester Young's Army Days

Jazz Hipster Lester Young's Army Days

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What happens when the hippest cat in jazz is drafted into the army during World War II? Biographer Douglas Daniels tells the story of Lester Young in uniform.