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Cafe Songbook

Internet Home of the
Songs, Songwriters and Performers of

The Great American Songbook

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Cafe Songbook Performer Index
(last names beginning with "X" -"Y" and "Z")

Only performers who currently appear on Cafe Songbook pages are included.


For performers with last names beginning with "X-Y-Z," scroll the table below.
For others, click the appropriate letter(s):
A || B || C || D || E || F || G || H || I-J || K || L || Ma - Mc || Me-My
N-O || P-Q || R || Sa-Sim || Sin-Sy || T || U-V || W
Featured Album
(or artist photo)
Performance(s) on Cafe Songbook
(Click song title to visit Cafe Songbook page with performance on album and/or video.)
Lester Young
album cover: "Lester Young with Oscar Peterson Trio"
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Performers on "X" - "Y" and "Z" Page
(Click name to go directly to entry)

Lester Young

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