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Leonard Feather

p, 1914-1994 GB, London
Musician / Composer / Producer of Jazz
A.k.a. Leonard Geoffrey Feather Jelly Roll Lipschitz

British-born jazz pianist, composer, & producer, Feather for a long time was the most widely read & influential writer on jazz.. The father of Lorraine Feather, he wrote The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz with Ira Gitler, was co-editor for the Metronome magazine, associate editor for Down Beat magazine & chief jazz critic for the Los Angeles Times until his death. 13 September 1914, London, England - 22 September 1994, Sherman Oaks, Ca., USA

  • Piano
  • Vibraphone
  • Violoncello
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Announcement By Leonard Feather - Live From Seven Ages Of Jazz Festival/1958 on The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945 - 1959 by Billie Holiday
Midnight In the Air on Evening Jazz by Various Artists
No Smokes on Continental Sessions Vol. 3 by Leonard Feather
Heard But Not Seen on Continental Sessions Vol. 3 by Leonard Feather
Interlude on Continental Sessions Vol. 3 by Leonard Feather
Twelve Tone Blues on Jazz Masters Play The Blues by Various Artists
Evil Gal Blues on Blues - Essential Soul by Various Artists
Kitchen Conoption on Continental Sessions Vol. 3 by Leonard Feather
D.D.T. on Continental Sessions Vol. 3 by Leonard Feather
I Remember Bird on Bird Brains - Charlie Parker Imitators by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
1937-1945Leonard Feather1996Compil.
Jazz From Two SidesLeonard Feather Presents Vic Lewis & His Jazzgroup, Jack Marshall & His Jazzgroup1987Album
Presents Hot Versus Cool - A Battle Of Jazz / Cats Versus Chicks - A Jazz Battle Of The SexesLeonard Feather1978Compil.
Leonard Feather & The Swinging SwedesLeonard Feather & Swinging Swedes1974Album
Swedish PunchLeonard Feather Presents Benny Bailey - Arne Domnérus - Åke Persson - Bjarne Nerem - Lennart Jansson - Rune Öfwerman - Rune Gustafsson - Torbjörn Hultcrantz - Joe Harris1959Album
A Suite In Four Comfortable Quarters (Bedroom, Living Room, Kitchen And Bath)Leonard Feather And Dan Burley1945Album
Winter SequenceLeonard Feather, Ralph BurnsSingle
Duke Ellington Meets Leonard FeatherDuke Ellington / Leonard FeatherCompil.
Hi Fi SuiteLeonard Feather - Dick Hyman And His OrchestraAlbum
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