Lennie Niehaus Catalog

1954 (age 25)

Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 - The Quintets  (Contemporary C3518)

Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954

Prime Rib
Inside Out
I'll Take Romance
Bottoms Up

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 9, 1954

I Remember You
Whose Blues
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Day By Day

Stu Williamson, valve trombone, trumpet; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 20, 1956

Poinciana
I Should Care
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
Happy Times

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-319, OJCCD-1933-2.

The Lennie Niehaus Octet! (Vol. 2) - Zounds!  (Contemporary C3540)

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Lou Levy, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1954

How About You
Figure 8
Patti-Cake
The Way You Look Tonight
Have You Met Miss Jones?
Night Life
The Night We Called It A Day
Seaside

Frank Rosolino, trombone; Vincent De Rosa, French horn; James McAllister, tuba; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, December 10, 1956

The Sermon
With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
Four
Blues For Susie

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1892-2.

1955

Lennie Niehaus Vol. 3 - The Octet #2  (Contemporary C3503)

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 11 and 26, and February 15, 1955

Blue Room
You And The Night And The Music
Bunko
Love Is Here To Stay
They Say It's Wonderful
Rick's Tricks
Rose Room
Cooling It
Yes, Yes, Honey
Debbie
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Circling The Blues

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-1767, OJCCD-1767-2.

Lennie Niehaus Vol. 4 - The Quintets & Strings  (Contemporary C3510)

Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; with Thomas Hall, Christopher F. Kuzell, Barbara Simons, viola; Charlotte Harrison, cello.

Los Angeles, CA, March 16, 1955

All The Things You Are
Easy Living
Rondo

Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; with Thomas Hall, Christopher F. Kuzell, Barbara Simons, viola; Charlotte Harrison, cello.

Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 1955

If I Should Lose You
Full House
Star Eyes
Cross Walk
Troubled Waters

Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1955

My Heart Stood Still
More Than The Blues
Lens
Just One Of Those Things

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1858-2.

1956

Lennie Niehaus Volume 5 - The Sextet  (Contemporary C3524)

Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax, flute; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Buddy Clark, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 11 and 12, 1956

Thou Swell
I Wished On The Moon
Knee Deep
Fond Memories
Take It From Me
Belle Of The Ball
As Long As I Live
Ill Wind
Three Of A Kind
Elbow Room

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1944-2.

1957

Lenny Niehaus - I Swing For You  (EmArcy MG-36118)

Ed Leddy, trumpet; Ken Shroyer, bass trumpet; Bill Perkins, flute, tenor sax; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Steve Perlow, baritone sax; Lou Levy, piano; Red Kelly, bass; Jerry McKenzie, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 1, 1957

15980Kiss Me And Kill Me
15981Little Girl Blues
15982Don't You Know I Care
15983P & L
15984I See Your Face Before Me
15985Four Eleven West
15986Soon
15987He Ain't Got Rhythm

** also released on Mercury MG-20555, SR-60123.

1999 (age 70)

The Lennie Niehaus Quintet - Live At Capozzoli's  (Woofy WPCD96)

Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor, baritone sax; Frank Strazzeri, piano; Tom Warrington, bass; Paul Kreibich, drums.

"Capozzoli's", Las Vegas, NV, October 2-3, 1999

I'm Old Fashioned
Point Of No Return
If I Should Lose You
Limelight
Long Ago And Far Away
Harlem Apartment
Serenata
Seven Steps To Heaven
Michelle's Lament
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Namely You
P & L

2004

The Lennie Niehaus Octet - Sunday Afternoons At The Lighthouse Cafe  (Woofy WPCD154)

Ron Stout, trumpet; Bob McChesney, trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Tom Peterson, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax; Bob Florence, piano; Trey Henry, bass; Dick Weller, drums.

"Lighthouse Cafe", Hermosa Beach, CA, October 17, 2004

Nobody Else But Me
Dindi
Star Eyes
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Rush Hour
Alone Together
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
If I Should Lose You
There Will Never Be Another You