Leonard Feather

Real Name:
Leonard Geoffrey Feather
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British-born jazz pianist, composer, author, critic & producer. Creater of the Blindfold Test for Downbeat.

born 13 September 1914 in London, England
died 22 September 1994 in Sherman Oaks, Ca., USA

For much of his career, Feather was the most widely read and influential writer on jazz. The father of Lorraine Feather, he wrote "The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz" with Ira Gitler, was co-editor for Metronome magazine, associate editor for Downbeat magazine and chief jazz critic for the Los Angeles Times until his death.
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Albums

C-6006 A Suite In Four Comfortable Quarters (Bedroom, Living Room, Kitchen And Bath) — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather And Dan Burley Leonard Feather And Dan Burley - A Suite In Four Comfortable Quarters (Bedroom, Living Room, Kitchen And Bath) (Album) Continental (6) C-6006 US 1945 Sell This Version
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E270 Winter Sequence — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather, Ralph Burns Leonard Feather, Ralph Burns - Winter Sequence (Album, EP) MGM Records E270 US 1954 Sell This Version
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J-1229 Flow Gently, Sweet Rhythm — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather Presenta Maxine Sullivan E I Membri Dell'originale Orchestra John Kirby* Leonard Feather Presenta Maxine Sullivan E I Membri Dell'originale Orchestra John Kirby* - Flow Gently, Sweet Rhythm(LP, Album) Jazztone (2) J-1229 Italy 1956 Sell This Version
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ST-1011 Leonard Feather Presents 52nd St. — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather Leonard Feather Presents 52nd St. (Album) Interlude (2) ST-1011 US 1959 Sell This Version
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MLP 15026, MLP 15.026 Swedish Punch — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather Presents Benny Bailey - Arne Domnerus* - Åke Persson - Bjarne Nerem - Lennart Jansson - Rune Öfwerman - Rune Gustafsson - Torbjörn Hultcrantz - Joe Harris (3) Leonard Feather Presents Benny Bailey - Arne Domnerus* - Åke Persson - Bjarne Nerem - Lennart Jansson - Rune Öfwerman - Rune Gustafsson - Torbjörn Hultcrantz - Joe Harris (3) - Swedish Punch(LP) Metronome, Metronome MLP 15026, MLP 15.026 Denmark 1959 Sell This Version
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V-8743 Leonard Feather Presents The Sound Of Feeling And The Sound Of Oliver Nelson — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather presents The Sound Of Feeling and The Sound of Oliver Nelson Leonard Feather presents The Sound Of Feeling and The Sound of Oliver Nelson - Leonard Feather Presents The Sound Of Feeling And The Sound Of Oliver Nelson(LP, Album, Mono, Promo) Verve Records V-8743 US 1966 Sell This Version
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CLPL 1025 Leonard Feather & The Swinging Swedes — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather & The Swinging Swedes* Leonard Feather & The Swinging Swedes* - Leonard Feather & The Swinging Swedes(LP) Cupol CLPL 1025 Sweden 1974 Sell This Version
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FSR-575, PLP-1204 Sonny Rollins Plays — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather Presents Sonny Rollins Quintet / Thad Jones And His Ensemble Leonard Feather Presents Sonny Rollins Quintet / Thad Jones And His Ensemble - Sonny Rollins Plays(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Fresh Sound Records, Period Records FSR-575, PLP-1204 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
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22YB-2026 Encyclopedia Of Jazz – Jazz Of The ´60s Vol.2 – Blues Bag — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather, Buddy De Franco* Leonard Feather, Buddy De Franco* - Encyclopedia Of Jazz – Jazz Of The ´60s Vol.2 – Blues Bag(LP, Album, Promo) Fun House, Vee Jay Records 22YB-2026 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
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VL 5 Jazz From Two Sides — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather Presents Vic Lewis & His Jazz Group, Jack Marshall & His Jazz Group Leonard Feather Presents Vic Lewis & His Jazz Group, Jack Marshall & His Jazz Group - Jazz From Two Sides(LP, RE) Concept Records (7) VL 5 UK 1987 Sell This Version
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841 660-2 Weary Blues — Leonard Feather Langston Hughes, Charles Mingus And Leonard Feather Langston Hughes, Charles Mingus And Leonard Feather - Weary Blues (Album) Verve Records 841 660-2 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
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LES-26.636, LES-26636 Hi Fi Suite  — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather - Orquestra De Dick Hyman* Leonard Feather - Orquestra De Dick Hyman* - Hi Fi Suite (LP, Album, Mono) MGM Records, MGM Records LES-26.636, LES-26636 Brazil Unknown Sell This Version
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SU 276 Duke Ellington Meets Leonard Feather — Leonard Feather Duke Ellington / Leonard Feather Duke Ellington / Leonard Feather - Duke Ellington Meets Leonard Feather (Comp) Sutton SU 276 US Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

E.P. 17 Leonard Feather presents Swingin' in Sweden Vol.1 — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather Leonard Feather presents Swingin' in Sweden Vol.1(7", EP) Esquire E.P. 17 UK 1954 Sell This Version
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Compilations

MM 2084 Presents Hot Versus Cool - A Battle Of Jazz / Cats Versus Chicks - A Jazz Battle Of The Sexes — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather Presents Hot Versus Cool - A Battle Of Jazz / Cats Versus Chicks - A Jazz Battle Of The Sexes(LP, Comp, Mono, RE, Wit) MGM Records MM 2084 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
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CLASSICS 901 1937-1945 — Leonard Feather Leonard Feather 1937-1945 (Comp) Classics (11) CLASSICS 901 France 1996 Sell This Version