[JPL] Marl Young dies at 92; pianist was key in desegregating L.A. musicians unions

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Marl Young dies at 92; pianist was key in desegregating L.A. musicians unions 
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He later became the first black music director of a major network TV series, 'Here's Lucy.'

By Dennis McLellan

May 3 2009

Marl Young, a musician who was instrumental in the merger of the all-black and all-white musicians unions in Los Angeles in the early 1950s and two decades later became the first black music director of a major network television series, "Here's Lucy," has died. He was 92. 

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