Tee Dee Young
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Tee Dee Young

Lexington, Kentucky, United States | SELF

Lexington, Kentucky, United States | SELF
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…Not being able to keep his musical talents contained to an album, Sir “Mack” Rice is out on the 2000 Mustang Sally tour, The well known based The TeeDee Young Band is backing him up onstage, and Rice had nothing but compliments for them. “Great Band. Great. We get along very good in music together, and spiritually.”

(Sir Mack Rice)

NEWS 4U The Ultimate Entertainment Magazine

…SHHH!!! Kentucky’s Best Kept Secret! They rock the house and play the Blues!

(Music News For Central and Eastern Kentucky)

Me Music Entertainment

…TeeDee Young will warm you with his bluesy sound followed by show stopper Miki Howard.

…Lexington BLUES MAN TeeDee Young brought the house down.

…The TeeDee Young Band delivered lights out blues.

(Lyric Theater)

Lexington Herald Leader

…It is with great pleasure that we introduce to some & present to many; Lexington’s own The TeeDee Young Band, will cap off the evening with a live musical performance of Jazz, Blues, and R&B that you don’t want to miss!

(African American Ball)

African American Forum INC.

…Local favorite The TeeDee Young Band, perform on the cheapside stage at the Pavilion. A MAJOR SUCCESS

(Spotlight Lexington)

The Key Journal - Review


…Not being able to keep his musical talents contained to an album, Sir “Mack” Rice is out on the 2000 Mustang Sally tour, The well known based The TeeDee Young Band is backing him up onstage, and Rice had nothing but compliments for them. “Great Band. Great. We get along very good in music together, and spiritually.”

(Sir Mack Rice)

NEWS 4U The Ultimate Entertainment Magazine

…SHHH!!! Kentucky’s Best Kept Secret! They rock the house and play the Blues!

(Music News For Central and Eastern Kentucky)

Me Music Entertainment

…TeeDee Young will warm you with his bluesy sound followed by show stopper Miki Howard.

…Lexington BLUES MAN TeeDee Young brought the house down.

…The TeeDee Young Band delivered lights out blues.

(Lyric Theater)

Lexington Herald Leader

…It is with great pleasure that we introduce to some & present to many; Lexington’s own The TeeDee Young Band, will cap off the evening with a live musical performance of Jazz, Blues, and R&B that you don’t want to miss!

(African American Ball)

African American Forum INC.

…Local favorite The TeeDee Young Band, perform on the cheapside stage at the Pavilion. A MAJOR SUCCESS

(Spotlight Lexington)

The Key Journal - Review


Discography

ALBUMS RELEASED

Dream the Blues / January 2011

I’ve Got To Move / January 2009

Blues, It’s In My Bones / January 2005

Kick The Habit /

HONORS:

1st Place Winner 2012 River City Blues Competition

By: Mid-Ohio Blues Society Marietta, Ohio

2011 Beale Street Blues King

By: Beale Street Merchants Association Memphis,Tennessee

2011 Best Blues Band State Of Kentucky

By: Kentucky Blues Society Bowling Green, Kentucky

2011 International Blues Challenge

By: The Blues Foundation Memphis, Tennessee

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Bio

TEE DEE YOUNG is a native of Lexington, Kentucky who loves to travel, he’s been performing for audiences for 30 years. He got his start playing the guitar sitting by the railroad tracks, at the early age of thirteen he was exposed to the life of blues learning the basics mentored by an elderly gentlemen, the late Mr. Harrison Coleman. He would pick up singing from his late father gospel singer Leonard Young, he would later be Influenced by his late brother George Young who would constantly reminded him to never change his style in which he plays the blues. At the age of fourteen he formed his own band, and throughout the rest of his teens TEE DEE YOUNG would perform every chance he could get; in basements, private parties, talent shows , and entering through back club doors . By the time he was twenty he was performing in prestigious venues like as: The Cotton Club, Albert King’s Club, Kington Mines, and Club Zero. Further down the road would be appearances at B.B. King’s Club & Isaac Hayes’ Club. He would later find himself opening up for/performing with legendary and acclaimed Blues and R&B Musicians such as: Johnny Rawls, Guitar Shorty, Big Bill Morgan, Albert King, Lil “Howling ” Wolf, Sir “Mack” Rice, Eddie Floyd, Malina Moye, Al Green, Jackson Five, Denise Lasailes, Aretha Franklin, Cameo, Lakeside, James Brown, Alexander O’Neal, Vesta Williams, Miki Howard, and along with comedians Adele Givins, & Bernie Mack.