Lennie Niehaus Octet Similar Artists

Sonny Stitt - 45% match to Lennie Niehaus Octet

Genres: Blues Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Edward Boatner Stitt, 2 February 1924, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, d. 22 July 1982, Washington, DC, USA. Starting out on alto saxophone, Stitt gained his early experience playing in the big bands led by Tiny Bradshaw and Billy Eckstine. Influenced by Charlie Parker and by the many fine young beboppers he encountered on the Eckstine band, Stitt quickly developed into a formid Read more

Victor Feldman - 37% match to Lennie Niehaus Octet

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Red Mitchell - 27% match to Lennie Niehaus Octet

Genres: Jazz
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Soprano Summit - 23% match to Lennie Niehaus Octet

Genres: Jazz
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Jesper Thilo - 21% match to Lennie Niehaus Octet

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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28 November 1941, Copenhagen, Denmark. Thilo was educated at the Copenhagen Conservatory of Music on clarinet. In the 60s, he played in trumpeter Arnvid Meyer’s swing band backing American visitors who included Coleman Hawkins and Ben Webster. Thilo’s sound on the tenor saxophone, his main instrument, is close to Eddie ‘Lockjaw’ Davis but is stylistically Read more

Woody Herman - 13% match to Lennie Niehaus Octet

Genres: Big Band & Swing Documentaries Jazz Latin Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Woodrow Charles Herman, 16 May 1913, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, d. 29 October 1987, Los Angeles, California, USA. A child prodigy, Herman sang and tap-danced in local clubs before touring as a singer in vaudeville. To improve his act he took up the saxophone and later the clarinet, all by the age of 12. By his mid-teens he was sufficiently accomplished to play in a band, and Read more

Bob Rockwell - 12% match to Lennie Niehaus Octet

Genres: Jazz
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Stan Kenton - 11% match to Lennie Niehaus Octet

Genres: Big Band & Swing Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stanley Newcombe Kenton, 15 December 1911, Wichita, Kansas, USA, d. 25 August 1979, Los Angeles, California, USA. After playing piano in various dance bands, including those of Everett Hoagland and Vido Musso, mostly on the west coast, Kenton decided to form his own band in 1941. Although geared partially to the commercial needs of the dancehall circuit of the time, Kenton&# Read more


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