Leo Wright

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A first-rate bop-oriented alto saxophonist, Wright was also one of the finest flutists jazz has known. He studied saxophone under the tutelage of his father. His first recording was made in 1958 with…
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Year Album Artist
2019 Three Essential Albums Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
2017 Soho Scene '61: Jazz Goes Mod Flute, Sax (Alto)
2017 The Quiet Passion of Bill Evans Bill Evans Flute, Sax (Alto)
2016 Live in Vegas, 1963, Vol. 1 Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
2016 Live in Vegas, 1963, Vol. 2 Dizzy Gillespie / Dizzy Gillespie Quintet Flute, Sax (Alto)
2013 The Sound of America: The Singles Collection Flute, Sax (Alto)
2010 Jazz for Lovers, Vol. 2 [Jazzclub] Flute
2009 Only the Best of Hank Crawford Hank Crawford Arranger, Flute, Sax (Alto), Composer, Primary Artist
2008 Bar Jazz [Universal Japan] Flute, Sax (Alto)
2008 The Early Years George Shearing Trumpet
2007 For Lovers Antônio Carlos Jobim Main Personnel, Flute
2007 Stan Getz & Antonio Carlos Jobim: Their Greatest Hits Stan Getz / Antônio Carlos Jobim Flute
2006 Around the World for Lovers Flute
2006 Bossa Nova Lounge: Rio Collection Flute
2006 Rio for Lovers Flute, Orchestra
2006 The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto), Percussion, Primary Artist
2005 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Antonio Carlos Jobim Antônio Carlos Jobim Flute
2005 Career: 1937-1992 Dizzy Gillespie Main Personnel, Flute, Sax (Alto)
2005 Dizzy: The Music of John Birks Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie Main Personnel, Flute, Sax (Alto)
2005 Jazz in Britain 1919-1950 Trumpet
2005 NEA Jazz Masters Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
2004 A Man and His Music Claus Ogerman Flute
2004 Bossa Nova: Gentle Rain Flute
2004 The Founding Fathers of Be Bop Dizzy Gillespie / Charlie Parker Sax (Alto)
2004 The Prestige Years Jack McDuff Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Sax (Alto)
2003 Bossa Nova for Lovers Flute
2003 Desafinado Antônio Carlos Jobim / Claus Ogerman / Frank Sinatra Flute
2003 Hot Sax, Cool Jazz Primary Artist
2003 I Left My Heart... Red Garland Guest Artist, Featured Artist, Sax (Alto)
2003 The Man Behind the Music [4-CD Longbox Set] Claus Ogerman Flute
2003 Verve Remixed, Vol. 2 Sax (Alto)
2003 Verve Remixed/Unmixed, Vol. 2 Sax (Alto)
2003 Very Best of Antonio Carlos Jobim Antônio Carlos Jobim Flute
2002 Bossa Nova Lounge: Corcovado Flute
2002 Bossa Nova Lounge: Look to the Sky Flute
2002 Moten Swing! Kenny Burrell Sax (Alto)
2002 Nice One Ted Ted Heath Trumpet
2001 Jazz Casual [Koch] Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
2001 The Best of the Pacific Jazz Years Jean-Luc Ponty Flute, Sax (Alto)
2001 Works & Passion Klaus Doldinger Flute, Sax (Alto)
2001 You've Gone to My Head Ted Heath Trumpet
2000 Antonio Carlos Jobim's Finest Hour Antônio Carlos Jobim Flute
2000 Bluesville Years, Vol. 12: Jump, Jumpin' the Blues Sax (Alto), Tambourine
2000 Brazilian Jazz Lalo Schifrin Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Flute, Saxophone
2000 Carnavals Dave Pike Guest Artist, Flute, Sax (Alto)
2000 Heavy Flute: Funky Flute Grooves from the 60s and 70s Flute, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Blue 'N' Groovy, Vol. 2: Mostly Modal Sax (Alto)
1999 Jazz Casual: Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie & John Coltrane Count Basie Flute, Sax (Alto)
1999 Kenny Burrell [Giants of Jazz] Kenny Burrell Sax (Alto)
1999 Masters of Jazz Sampler [Malaco] Flute, Sax (Alto)
1999 Milestones [Drive] Miles Davis Flute, Sax (Alto)
1999 Milestones [Giants of Jazz] Miles Davis Sax (Alto)
1999 Milestones in Jazz Art Blakey Flute, Sax (Alto)
1999 Pleyel, 25 Novembre 1960 Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
1999 Soul Clinic/Blues Shout Hank Crawford Arranger, Flute, Sax (Alto), Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Talkin' Verve Lalo Schifrin Flute
1998 A Trip to Brazil: 40 Years of Bossa Nova Strings, Flute
1998 Jazz 'Round Midnight Antônio Carlos Jobim Guest Artist, Flute
1998 Jazz Me Blues: The Best of Jimmy Witherspoon Jimmy Witherspoon Sax (Alto), Tambourine
1998 Kenny Burrell and the Jazz Giants Kenny Burrell Sax (Tenor)
1998 Paris Jazz Concert 1960 Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
1998 Pittsburgh's Favorite Oldies: For Lovers Only, Vol. 3 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Pure Be-Bop Flute, Sax (Alto)
1998 The Bossa Nova Story [Polygram] Stan Getz / Astrud Gilberto / Antônio Carlos Jobim Flute, Sax (Alto)
1998 The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67) Blue Mitchell Sax (Alto)
1998 Ultimate Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
1998 Very Best of Latin Jazz [Global TV] Guitar, Flute, Sax (Tenor), Percussion
1997 No Tempo Da Bossa Nova Antônio Carlos Jobim Flute
1997 Talkin' Verve Dizzy Gillespie Sax (Alto)
1997 The Riverside Records Story Flute, Sax (Alto)
1996 A Night in Tunisia [Video] Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
1996 Groovin' High [Eclipse] Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
1996 Wave: The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook Antônio Carlos Jobim Flute
1995 The Bluesville Years, Vol. 1: Big Blues Honks and Wails Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Tambourine
1995 The Girl from Ipanema: The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook Antônio Carlos Jobim Vocals, Fiddle, Flute, Sax (Alto)
1995 The Man from Ipanema Antônio Carlos Jobim Flute
1994 Atlantic Jazz Saxophones, Vol. 2 Sax (Alto), Performer, Primary Artist
1994 Atlantic Jazz: Saxophones Sax (Alto), Performer
1994 Funky Beats Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
1994 Jazz 'Round Midnight: Bossa Nova Flute, Sax (Alto)
1994 Verve Jazz Masters 13 Antônio Carlos Jobim Flute, Sax (Alto)
1994 Verve Jazz Masters, Vol. 10: Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
1993 Gillespiana/Carnegie Hall Concert Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
1993 Quiet Nights Antônio Carlos Jobim Flute
1993 The Blue Note Years Joe Henderson Guest Artist, Sax (Alto)
1992 The Dizzy's Diamonds: Best of the Verve Years Dizzy Gillespie Vocals, Flute, Sax (Alto)
1991 Compact Jazz: Antonio Carlos Jobim Antônio Carlos Jobim Flute
1990 Atlantic Jazz: 12 Vol. Box Set Performer, Primary Artist
1989 A Portrait of Duke Ellington Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
1989 Jazz-Club: Alto Sax Sax (Alto), Performer, Primary Artist
1987 Compact Jazz: Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
1987 The Best of Bossa Nova: Compact Jazz Flute
197? Mean Old Frisco Jimmy Witherspoon Sax (Alto)
1979 Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Flute (Alto)
1977 Evening Breeze Leo Wright Primary Artist
1972 ...Und... Mladen Gutesha Flute, Saxophone
1972 It's All Wright Leo Wright Primary Artist, Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
196? Reith On!: The Legendary MPS Sessions Dieter Reith Flute, Saxophone
1969 Carmell Jones in Europe Carmell Jones Flute, Sax (Alto)
1969 More than Meets the Ear Jean-Luc Ponty Flute, Sax (Alto)
1968 Alto Summit Lee Konitz Sax (Alto), Composer, Primary Artist
1968 Alto Summit Sax (Alto), Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1967 Annie Ross & Pony Poindexter Pony Poindexter / Annie Ross Flute, Sax (Alto)
1966 Directly from the Half Note Phil Woods Composer
1965 Modern Jazz Studio Number 4 Leo Wright Primary Artist, Flute, Sax (Alto)
1965 The Great Gildo Gildo Mahones Sax (Alto)
1964 I'm Shooting High Gildo Mahones Sax (Alto)
1964 The Essential Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie Flute, Sax (Alto)
1963 Baby, Baby, Baby Jimmy Witherspoon Sax (Alto), Tambourine
1963 Composer of Black Orpheus Plays and Sings Bossa Nova Luiz Bonfá Flute
1963 Little Johnny C Johnny Coles Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Flute, Sax (Alto)
1963 Orchestra U.S.A.: The Debut Recording Orchestra U.S.A. Main Personnel, Flute, Woodwind, Personnel
1963 Samba Para Dos Lalo Schifrin Flute, Sax (Alto)
1963 Soul Sisters Gloria Coleman / Gloria Coleman Quartet Guest Artist, Sax (Alto)
1963 Soul Talk Leo Wright Primary Artist, Arranger, Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Composer
1963 Step Lightly Blue Mitchell Sax (Alto)
1963 The Composer of Desafinado, Plays Antônio Carlos Jobim Guest Artist, Flute, Sax (Alto)
1962 Bluesin' Around Kenny Burrell Sax (Alto)
1962 Bluesy Burrell Kenny Burrell / Coleman Hawkins Sax (Alto)
1962 Dizzy on the French Riviera Dizzy Gillespie Vocals, Flute, Sax (Alto), Primary Artist
1962 Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Tadd Dameron Flute, Sax (Alto)
1962 Just for Kicks Eldee Young Flute, Sax (Alto)
1962 Lalo Schifrin: Brilliance Lalo Schifrin Flute, Sax (Alto)
1962 Limbo Carnival Dave Pike Flute, Sax (Alto)
1962 Screamin' Brother Jack McDuff Sax (Alto)
1962 Suddenly the Blues Leo Wright Primary Artist, Flute, Sax (Alto), Composer
1962 The Magic Touch of Tadd Dameron Tadd Dameron / Tadd Dameron & His Orchestra Flute, Sax (Alto)
1962 The New Continent Dizzy Gillespie Flugelhorn, Sax (Alto)
1961 A Musical Safari Dizzy Gillespie Sax (Alto)
1961 An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet Dizzy Gillespie / Dizzy Gillespie Quintet Guest Artist, Flute, Sax (Alto)
1961 Gillespiana Dizzy Gillespie / Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra Flute, Sax (Alto)
1960 Blues Shout Leo Wright Primary Artist, Sax (Alto), Composer
1960 Four Jazz Legends Live at Newport 1960 Flute, Sax (Alto)
1960 New Horn in Town Richard Gene Williams Flute, Saxophone, Sax (Alto)
1959 Copenhagen Concert Dizzy Gillespie Guest Artist, Sax (Alto)
1959 Jazz at Monterey Virgil Gonsalves Big Band Plus Six Sax (Alto)
Brazil! The Birth of Bossa Nova Flute
Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 9 Dizzy Gillespie Primary Artist
Jazz Explosion, Vol. 4 Primary Artist
Jazz For Spring Featured Artist, Primary Artist
Jazz for Serenity Featured Artist, Primary Artist
Jazz for Traveling Featured Artist, Primary Artist
Just for Kicks/Look Out!! Look Out!! Redd Holt / Eldee Young Featured Artist, Flute, Sax (Alto)
Legends Live: Dizzy Gillespie Quintet Dizzy Gillespie Quintet Flute, Sax (Alto)
Music To Read To Primary Artist, Saxophone
New Horn in Town/Blues Shout Richard Gene Williams / Leo Wright Primary Artist
San Francisco Sax Leo Wright Primary Artist
Stan Kenton Conducts the Berlin Dream Band Stan Kenton Sax (Alto)
The Hits of João Gilberto João Gilberto Flute, Sax (Alto)
The Hits of João Gilberto Flute, Sax (Alto)