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Young, Larry (1940 - 1978), organist

Gary Theroux and Barry Kernfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Newark, NJ, 7 Oct 1940; d New York, 30 March 1978). American organist. Although his father was an organist, Young never took formal organ instruction and instead studied piano. He began his career in 1957 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, as a member of rhythm-and-blues groups, and in 1960 he recorded with Jimmy Forrest and as a leader. After recording the album Groove Street (1962) he played hard bop

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