Larry Young started off as a in the early 60's as a Soul-Jazz organist, but by 1965 was so taken by John Coltrane's music that he recorded a modal Jazz album with Joe Henderson, Woddy Shaw and Elvin Jones: Unity (Blue Note) is regarded by many as the best Jazz organ recording.
Young became the B-3's most talented innovator and went on to play with Tony Williams and Miles Davis in the late 60's/early 70's. With Williams and John McLaughlin, he formed the Lifetime trio which helped forge the Fusion genre. Young's funkier stuff on Arista is hard to find. He also recorded some sessions with Jimi Hendrix, from which one track was released on Hendrix' Nine To The Universe (Reprise).
Mosaic has released a 6 CD collection of all 9 of his 60's Blue Note albums as a leader and accompanist to Grant Green (MD6-137). Unfortunately, Unity is his only album Blue Note has re-issued as a single CD.
(Thornel Schwartz) Testifying 1960 Prestige (Thornel Schwartz) Young Blues 1960 Prestige (Thornel Schwartz) Groove Street 1962 Prestige (Booker Ervin) untitled (unissued) 1963 Prestige (G.Green/E.Jones) Into Somethin' 1964 Blue Note (J.Henderson/W.Shaw) Unity 1965 Blue Note (H.Morgan/Eddie Gale) Of Love & Peace 1966 Blue Note (Herbert Morgan) Contrasts 1967 Blue Note (H.Morgan/G.Benson) Heaven on Earth 1968 Blue Note (H.Morgan/L.Morgan) Mother Ship 1969 Blue Note (P.Sanders/J.Ulmer) Lawrence of Newark 1973 Perception Fuel 1975 Arista Spaceball 1975 Arista Chambers, Joe Duo! Double Exposure 1977 Muse Davis, Miles LY: el. p. Bitches Brew 1970 Columbia LY: el. p. The Little Blue Frog (single) 1970 Columbia Davis, Nathan LY: p. (Woody Shaw) Happy Girl 1965 MPS Forrest, Jimmy (T. Schwartz) Forrest Fire 1960 Prestige Green, Grant (Elvin Jones) Talkin' About 1964 Blue Note (B.Hutcherson/E.Jones) Street of Dreams 1964 Blue Note (H.Mobley/E.Jones) I Want To Hold Your Hand 1965 Blue Note His Majesty King Funk Hendrix, Jimi (B.Cox/M.Mitchell) Nine To The Universe 1969 Reprise (1980) (B.Cox/M.Mitchell) The McLaughlin Sessions 1969 bootleg Jones, Etta Love Shout 1963 Prestige Mahones, Gildo Great Gildo 1965 Prestige Mahavishnu Orchestra (John McLaughlin) (Jack Bruce) In Retrospect 1976 Polydor McLaughlin, John (Buddy Miles) Devotion 1970 Douglas/Celluloid Santana, Carlos & Mahavishnu John McLaughlin LY=Khalid Yasin Love, Devotion, Surrender 1973 Columbia Shaw, Woody (J.Henderson/H.Hancock/P.Chambers/R.Carter/J.Chambers) LY: piano In The Beginning... 1965 Muse Slim & The Supreme Angels (Avondale Choir) Tribute ? ? Terry, Buddy (Woody Shaw) Natural Soul 1967 Prestige White, Lenny (Larry Coryell/Al DiMeola/Weldon Irvine/Hubert Laws/Jimmy Smith?!) Venusian Summer 1975 Emperor Williams, Tony - Lifetime (John McLaughlin) Emergency! 1969 Polydor (J.Bruce/McLaughlin) Turn It Over 1970 Polydor (Ted Dunbar/R.Carter) Ego 1971 Polydor