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, piano, songwriter, lyricist
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|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||LEVINE (Henry) and his 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||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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Feather, Leonard," accessed September 23, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101859.
Feather, Leonard. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 23, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101859.
"Feather, Leonard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 23 September 2023.
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