Jazz Hipster Lester Young's Army Days 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.
NPR logo

Jazz Hipster Lester Young's Army Days

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4246081/4246082" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Jazz Hipster Lester Young's Army Days

Jazz Hipster Lester Young's Army Days

Jazz Hipster Lester Young's Army Days

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4246081/4246082" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

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.