The Snooky Young Septet
- Real name
- Eugene Edward Young
- February 3, 1919
- May 11, 2011
- United States
- Jazz trumpeter known for his skill with the plunger mute. Young also played flugelhorn and occasionally sang. He recorded extensively, mostly as a sideman. He played trumpet in "The Tonight Show" Band for 30 years until 1992.
Fletcher Henderson Lead Trumpeter in Henderson's Orchestra from 1939 to 1942.
Count Basie In Basie Band (1942, 1945-1947, 1957-1962)