Leonard Feather

Leonard Geoffrey Feather (13 September 1914 – 22 September 1994) was a British-born jazz pianist, composer, and producer, who was best known for his music journalism and other writing.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 13th, 1914 (London), Died Sherman Oaks

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, director, piano, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-043945 10-in. 12/1/1939 Calling all bars Sextet of the Rhythm Club of London Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor BS-043946 10-in. 12/1/1939 Mighty like the blues Hazel Scott ; Sextet of the Rhythm Club of London Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, composer  
Victor BS-043947 10-in. 12/1/1939 You gave me the go-by Hazel Scott ; Sextet of the Rhythm Club of London Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, composer  
Victor BS-043948 10-in. 12/1/1939 Why didn't William Tell? Pete Barry ; Sextet of the Rhythm Club of London Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, composer  
Victor BS-048778 10-in. 4/11/1940 (You're a) Square from Delaware Fats Waller and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with jazz.band sextet composer  
Victor BS-057619 10-in. 11/11/1940 Dinah's blues Barefooted Dixieland Philharmonics ; Henry Levine ; Dinah Shore Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-058149 10-in. 12/10/1940 Thirsty mama blues Hot Lips Page Trio ; Hot Lips Page Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-058150 10-in. 12/10/1940 Just another woman Hot Lips Page Trio ; Hot Lips Page Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-058151 10-in. 12/10/1940 My fightin' gal Hot Lips Page Trio ; Hot Lips Page Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-058152 10-in. 12/10/1940 Evil man's blues Teddy Bunn ; Hot Lips Page Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-071759 10-in. 2/2/1942 Mound Bayou LEVINE (Henry) and his STRICTLY FROM DIXIE JAZZ BAND Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0EA6383 10-in. 8/21/1938 Don't try your jive on me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and organ solo songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Feather, Leonard," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101859.

Feather, Leonard. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101859.

"Feather, Leonard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101859

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