Blue Yount’s father, Robert Gene Yount, wrote the song “Please
Release Me”. This song has been recorded by hundreds of artists,
among them, Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Wille Nelson and Dolly Parton.
It was a million selling #1 hit for Englebert Humperdinck. Now considered
a standard, It is listed in BMI’s top 50 recorded songs of
best man at Norman Landsberg’s parents wedding was none other
than Lou Teicher. Name sound familiar? He later became one half
of the great piano duo Ferrante & Teicher.
was the original pianist / arranger for the Pointer Sisters.
A much younger Bob appeared in the popular T.V. series “Quincy”
and “The Beverly Hillbillies”.
was once a Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
holds a degree in Mortuary Science and is a licensed Embalmer and
& Yount were one of the first pianists ask to participate in the prestigious
Yamaha Concert and Artists Program. They exclusively play Yamaha
Pianos in all appearances. Others on the roster are Chick Corea,
Norah Jones and Elton John.
Landsberg & Yount were once asked to contribute a track of original music to a "goth" compilation album. (It's a long story). To hear the track, click on the album cover.