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Young, Snooky

LC control no.n 78054331
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Personal name headingYoung, Snooky
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Variant(s)Young, Snookie
Young, Eugene Edward
LocatedUnited States
Birth date1919-02-03
Death date2011-05-11
Place of birthDayton (Ohio)
Place of deathNewport Beach (Calif.)
AffiliationJimmie Lunceford Orchestra Count Basie Orchestra Tonight Show Orchestra
Profession or occupationTrumpet players Jazz musicians
Found inSnooky and Marshal's album [SR] p1978 (a.e.) label (Snooky Young) container (trumpet and fluegelhorn)
New Grove dict. of jazz (Young, Snooky (Snookie; Eugene Edward); b. Feb. 3, 1919, Dayton, OH; trumpeter)
Washington post WWW site, May 16, 2011 (Snooky Young; b. Eugene Edward Young, Feb. 3, 1919, Dayton, Ohio; d. May 11 [2011], Newport Beach, Calif., at 92)
African American National Biography, accessed April 22, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Young, Snooky; Eugene Edward Young; jazz musician, trumpeter; born 03 February 1919 in Dayton, Ohio, United States; played with the family band, Young Snappy Six; was the soloist of Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra (1939); joined the Count Basie Orchestra (1942-1960s); played with Tonight Show Orchestra, NBC (1967-1992); awarded the title of “Jazz Master” by the National Endowment for the Arts (2009); died 11 May 2011 in Newport Beach, California, United States)