The Young Lions



Biography

The Young Lions:
Quincy Phillips, drums
Kris Funn, bass
Ted Baker, tenor saxophone
Allyn Johnson, piano
DeAndre Shaifer, trumpet

The Young Lions are led by Quincy Phillips.  In 2007, as a Howard University graduate student, Phillips won a DownBeat award for Best College Jazz Arrangement for his treatment of the Dietz and Schwartz standard "Alone Together."  To date, Quincy is studying, teaching, ministering, recording and playing drums and keys locally.  The Young Lions have been requlars during the U St. jazz renaissance -- playing frequently at CafĂ© Nema and The Bohemian Caverns.
The Young Lions