A friend just brought to my attention that Lester Young's first recording was in 1936 (Jones-Smith Inc.).
It raised the question of Young's possible inclusion in the personnel as listed in Brian Rust's Jazz & Ragtime Records.
Anyone care to opine?
Unknown c / Cecil Scott cl, ts / as / ? Lester Young ts or unknown 2nd as / ? Don Frye p / Cyrus St. Clair bb / ? Floyd Casey d.
Recorded in New York on June 28, 1934.
Ed Allen c, v / Cecil Scott cl / ? Clarence Williams p / 2nd p / ? Roy Smeck g / Richard Fullbright sb / Floyd Casey d. (Clarence Williams listed as vocalist in error on label)
Recorded in New York on August 14, 1934.