Leonidas Raymond Young (March 7, 1914 – July 31, 2008) was an American jazz drummer and singer. His musical family included his father Willis Young and his older brother, saxophonist Lester Young. In 1944 he played with Norman Granz's first "Jazz at the Philharmonic" concert.
Birth and Death Data: Born March 7th, 1914 (New Orleans), Died July 31st, 2008 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1947
Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, vocalist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||PBS-055228||10-in.||12/19/1940||Lost love||Hampton Rhythm Girls ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra ; Lee Young||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal ensemble||vocalist|
|Decca||69505||10-in.||7/16/1941||Stop, the red light's on-1||King Cole Trio||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||69506||10-in.||7/16/1941||Hit the ramp (Instrumental)||King Cole Trio||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||69507||10-in.||7/16/1941||I like to riff-1||King Cole Trio||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||80004||8/4/1947||Stardust, part 1||Charlie Shavers||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||80005||8/4/1947||Stardust, part 2||Charlie Shavers||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||80006||8/4/1947||Stardust, part 3||Charlie Shavers||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||80007||8/4/1947||Stardust, part 4||Charlie Shavers||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||103796||8/4/1947||One o'clock jump-1||Gene Norman "Just Jazz" All Stars||instrumentalist, drums|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Young, Lee," accessed October 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106382.
Young, Lee. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106382.
"Young, Lee." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.
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