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Leon Spencer (November 1, 1945 – March 11, 2012) was an American jazz organist from Houston, Texas. He played piano with David Newman and organ with Melvin Sparks. Spencer recorded for Prestige in the early 1970s with Buddy Caldwell, Idris Muhammad, Melvin Sparks, and Grover Washington Jr.[1]

Contents

DiscographyEdit

As leaderEdit

As sidemanEdit

With Rusty Bryant

  • Fire Eater (Prestige, 1971; reissued as Legends Of Acid Jazz: Rusty Bryant, Vol. 2, 1999)

With Karl Denson

With Lou Donaldson

With Wilbert Longmire

With Melvin Sparks

  • Sparks! (Prestige, 1970; reissued as Legends Of Acid Jazz: Melvin Sparks, 1996)
  • Spark Plug (Prestige, 1971; reissued as Legends Of Acid Jazz: Melvin Sparks, 1996)
  • Akilah! (Prestige, 1972)

With Sonny Stitt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Legends of Acid Jazz". AllMusic. Retrieved 28 July 2018.