- From the Washington DC area (Rockville, MD); originally from Canada.
- Began performing in 1947. Plays all the bluegrass instruments and sings traditional bluegrass.
- 1960’s, worked and recorded with Buzz Busby, Frank Wakefield, Bill Emerson, David Grisman.
- 1974, released “Buzz Busby and Leon Morris” album (Rounder).
- 1970’s and 80’s, led a group called Leon Morris and the Bluegrass Associates, recording several albums now out of print.
- 2002, released Drifting with the Tide album (International).
- 2011, released Thinking Today Of My Home album (Patuxent).