LESLIE DRAYTON

RnB / Big Band / Pop/Art Song/Folk / Vocal Jazz • United States
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Leslie’s fascination with music began as a toddler when his mother discovered that he would pick out melodies on a neighbor’s piano. He began formal musical training at around 5 or 6 years of age by studying piano, clarinet and bongo drums. At age 11, jazz great, Benny Carter, a family friend gave him a trumpet. Leslie decided at age 15 that he wanted to be a professional musician when he joined a local youth band. Through his association with the youth band he was taught arranging, composing and music preparation skills. Upon graduating from Los Angeles High School, he attended L. A. Valley College and later transferred to California State University at Los Angeles where he earned a B. A. in Music Education. During his college years, Leslie began his professional music career by playing and writing for local R & B bands, big bands, and was also a read more...
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LESLIE DRAYTON The Leslie Drayton Orchestra ‎: Our Music Is Your Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Leslie Drayton Orchestra ‎: Our Music Is Your Music
Big Band 1980
LESLIE DRAYTON The Leslie Drayton Orchestra ‎: Turning A Corner album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Leslie Drayton Orchestra ‎: Turning A Corner
Big Band 1981
LESLIE DRAYTON Close Pursuit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Close Pursuit
RnB 1983
LESLIE DRAYTON What It Is Is What It Is album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What It Is Is What It Is
RnB 1986
LESLIE DRAYTON The Leslie Drayton Orchestra Featuring Barbara Morrison ‎: Love Is A Four-Letter Word album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Leslie Drayton Orchestra Featuring Barbara Morrison ‎: Love Is A Four-Letter Word
Vocal Jazz 1986
LESLIE DRAYTON Innuendos album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Innuendos
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1987
LESLIE DRAYTON Unfinished Business album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Unfinished Business
RnB 1989
LESLIE DRAYTON Until Further Notice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Until Further Notice
RnB 1994
LESLIE DRAYTON A Jazz House Party album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Jazz House Party
RnB 1995
LESLIE DRAYTON Urbanesque album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Urbanesque
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1998
LESLIE DRAYTON The Leslie Drayton Orchestra : By Request album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Leslie Drayton Orchestra : By Request
Big Band 1999
LESLIE DRAYTON Free and Easy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Free and Easy
RnB 2014

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LESLIE DRAYTON Dreamer album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dreamer
RnB 1987

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