Lennie Niehaus

Leonard Niehaus (born June 1, 1929) is an American alto saxophonist, arranger, and composer on the West Coast jazz scene. He has played with the Stan Kenton big band, Ray Vasquez Trombonist and Vocalist, Phil Carreon Orchestra, and various other jazz bands on the West Coast of the U.S. Niehaus has arranged and composed for motion pictures, including several produced by Clint Eastwood.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 1st, 1929 (St. Louis), Died May 28th, 2020

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 86791 9/3/1954 Private hell 36 Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 86792 9/3/1954 Havana interlude Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 86793 9/3/1954 Easy mood Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 86794 9/3/1954 Daddy long legs Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 86795 9/3/1954 Joshua Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 86796 9/3/1954 Lilli Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 86797 9/3/1954 Dance of the Lilliputian Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 86798 9/3/1954 Private blues Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Niehaus, Lennie," accessed April 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/333901.

Niehaus, Lennie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/333901.

"Niehaus, Lennie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 April 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/333901

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