Native of Columbia, SC. Young
is a cornet and trumpet player, who played in army bands in DC, w/ Hampton Hawes
in 1956, collaborated w/ John Coltrane
in 1957. He plays in the style of Miles Davis
, and was championed by Billie Holiday
. His smooth, lyrical lines are a model for young brass students. In December 2003, Young passed away after a battle with brain cancer. He was 71.