Lennie Niehaus

Leonard Niehaus (June 1, 1929 – May 28, 2020) was an American alto saxophonist, composer and arranger on the West Coast jazz scene. He played with the Stan Kenton Orchestra and served as one of Kenton's primary staff arrangers. He also played with Ray Vasquez and trombonist and Vocalist, Phil Carreon and other jazz bands on the U.S. West Coast. Niehaus had a close association as composer and arranger on motion pictures produced by Clint Eastwood.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 11, 1929 (St. Louis), Died May 28, 2020 (Redlands)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone

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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 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/333901.

Niehaus, Lennie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/333901.

"Niehaus, Lennie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 April 2024.

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

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