The YouTube IFrame API can be loaded and used in 2 different ways.
The following examples show some basic player controls with varying styling.
This example is based on the one from the YouTube IFrame API web site.
FRI 10.07.2015 I finally get the custom controls coded so the work (the volume slider was the hardest to code..This is based on jemiloll YouTube-Audio-Player GitHub code).
See the blog post @ rhd_Digital Enterprises rhd_Digital Enterprises webdev-and-youtube-api