Lee Young

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

Recordings

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  

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106382

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