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 13, 1914 (London), Died September 22, 1994 (Sherman Oaks)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, session supervisor, director, songwriter, piano, lyricist

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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 director, composer  
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-057088 10-in. 11/6/1940 Scram! Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo 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 PBS-061533 10-in. 8/14/1941 The heart you stole from me Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-071759 10-in. 2/2/1942 Mound Bayou Linda Keene ; Henry Levine ; Strictly from Dixie Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor D5VB-0515 10-in. 7/27/1945 Lazy lady boogie Phil Moore ; Phil Moore Four Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet songwriter  
Victor D6VB-2149 10-in. 9/6/1946 I want a little girl Louis Armstrong Hot Six Male vocal, solo with jazz septet session supervisor  
Victor D6VB-2150 10-in. 9/6/1946 Sugar Louis Armstrong Hot Six Male vocal, solo with jazz septet session supervisor  
Victor D6VB-2151 10-in. 9/6/1946 Blues for yesterday Louis Armstrong Hot Six Male vocal, solo with jazz septet session supervisor, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D6VB-2152 10-in. 9/6/1946 Blues in the South Louis Armstrong Hot Six Male vocal solo, with jazz septet session supervisor, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D6VB-2522 10-in. 7/23/1946 Blowtop blues Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0511 10-in. 4/22/1947 From dixieland to be-bop (or Condon meets Gillespie) Lucky Seven (Lucky Thompson) ; Lucky Thompson Jazz/dance octet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-0513 10-in. 4/22/1947 Boppin' the blues Lucky Seven (Lucky Thompson) ; Lucky Thompson Jazz/dance octet session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-0514 10-in. 4/22/1947 Erroll's bounce Erroll Garner Piano solo session supervisor  
Victor D7VB-1708 10-in. 10/8/1947 Misery is a thing called Moe Etta Jones ; Luther Henderson Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet songwriter  
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  
Atlantic A-94 10-in. 12/20/1947 Jumpin' for Jane Cats Poll ; Eddie Safranski composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Feather, Leonard," accessed July 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101859.

Feather, Leonard. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101859.

"Feather, Leonard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 July 2024.

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

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