Lennie Neihaus

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Alto saxophonist and arranger Lennie Niehaus is probably best known by members of the current generation for his work with actor Clint Eastwood on a number of films, among them Bird, and Eastwood's newest…
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Alto saxophonist and arranger Lennie Niehaus is probably best known by members of the current generation for his work with actor Clint Eastwood on a number of films, among them Bird, and Eastwood's newest Western film Unforgiven. But his playing and arranging credentials go back to the '50s, when he worked with Stan Kenton twice, in 1952 and from 1954-1959. A soloist, whose style links swing, bop, and cool sensibilities seamlessly.