Larry Young

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Larry Young (also known as Khalid Yasin (Abdul Aziz); October 7, 1940, in Newark, New Jersey – March 30, 1978, in New York City) was an American jazz organist and occasional pianist. Young pioneered a modal approach to the Hammond B-3 (in contrast to Jimmy Smith's soul-jazz style). However, he did play soul-jazz also, among other styles.

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Year Title Rating Releases
1964 Into Somethin' 2
1965 Unity 5
1965 Unity 1
1966 Of Love and Peace 1
1967 Contrasts 2
1968 Heaven on Earth 2
1975 Fuel 1
1975 Larry Young's Fuel 1
1976 Spaceball 1
2001 Lawrence of Newark 1
2003 Mother Ship 1
2007 Groove Street 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Rating Releases
1991 The Complete Blue Note Recordings of Larry Young Compilation 1
1992 The Art of Larry Young Compilation 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Rating Releases
1960 Testifying 1

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