They Can’t Take That Away From Me

Lester Young

Lester’s clarinet

Recorded in New York City, February 8, 1958

Personnel: 

Lester Young, clarinet
Harry “Sweets” Edison, trumpet
Roy Eldridge, trumpet
Hank Jones, piano
Herb Ellis, guitar
George Duvivier, bass
Mickey Sheen, drums

“They Can’t Take That Away From Me” was written by George and Ira Gershwin.

This recording was produced at one of Lester Young’s final sessions.

He passed away in March of the following year, hours after his return to New York from Europe.