David A. Little was a tenor saxophonist with Horace Henderson, Fletcher Henderson, Roy Eldridge, Lucky Millinder, and Sammy Cost, among others. Youthful was raised in Chicago where he initial studied music. Starting his profession in 1932; he also offered in he Navy during Globe War II. Following the program, Little led his very own music group in Chicago. In 1947, the group documented several edges for the Aristocrat label offering the performers Andrew Tibbs and Clarence Samuels; in addition they recorded using the vocalist Dinah Washington, after that performed an engagement with her on the Ritz Lounge. A short while later, Young still left music to begin with composing full-time for the Chicago Defender paper.