You have heard his work on recordings by Joan Armatrading, Dolly Parton, Eric Burdon, Marcia Ball, Ray Benson, Kirk Fletcher, Janiva Magness and others; TV shows such as Everybody Loves Raymond, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Osbornes; Movies such as In The Line Of Fire and Indecent Proposal.
Live performances from Austin City Limits (Eric Burdon. Amos Lee), HBO (Linda Ronstadt-Nelson Riddle), Rockpalast (Joan Armatrading, Eric Burdon) and touring with Eric Burdon, Linda Ronstadt, Joan Armatrading, Sonny & Cher and others in countless performances around the world.
Being in the music business for his entire life, Red has put together his own groups that involve various skills and talents. If you want the big band sound then Red Young & His Hot Horns is it. Red on vocals, piano & organ, with drums, bass and horns doing Ray Charles, Jimmy Witherspoon, Percy Mayfield, Count Basie, Charles Mingus and original material by Red Young.
Red Young performs regularly in a variety of musical stage formats such as: Piano quintet (Red on piano) features songs from Cannonball Adderly, Horace Silver with a more earthy, bluesy and jazzy sound.
Organ quartet features songs from the Soul Jazz era of the 1960s. Organ trio features songs from Brother Jack McDuff, Charles Earland, Isaac Hayes and many others with Red on vocals and Hammond B3 organ. Organ Duo, The Brannen & Red Show featuring longtime friend and incredible percussionist Brannen Temple which material runs the gamut of American music over many decades.
And if you like sophisticated piano music, Red performs standards, jazz and vocal styling’s in a piano bar format. Red uses his many skills as performer, vocalist, arranger, producer and personality to bring all of his various groups to life. The consummate musician and visionary. Red has no musical boundaries. It’s always an enlightening and entertaining experience whenever you see a Red Young performance.