Lennie Niehaus Discography

1954 (age 25)

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

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 RibContemporary EP C4014, C2513, C3518
Inside Out-
I'll Take Romance-
Bottoms UpContemporary EP C4013, C2513, C3518

* Contemporary C3518; Original Jazz Classics OJC-319, OJCCD-1933-2   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 - The Quintets
* Contemporary C2513   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 - The Quintet
* Contemporary EP C4014   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1B - The Quintet
* Contemporary EP C4013   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1A - The Quintet

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

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

Los Angeles, CA, July 9, 1954

I Remember YouContemporary EP C4013, C2513, C3518
Whose BluesContemporary EP C4014, C2513, C3518
You Stepped Out Of A DreamContemporary EP C4013, C2513, C3518
Day By Day-

* Contemporary C3518; Original Jazz Classics OJC-319, OJCCD-1933-2   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 - The Quintets
* Contemporary C2513   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 - The Quintet
* Contemporary EP C4013   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1A - The Quintet
* Contemporary EP C4014   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1B - The Quintet

Lennie Niehaus Octet

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 YouContemporary EP C4016, C2517, C3540
Figure 8-
Patti-Cake-
The Way You Look Tonight-
Have You Met Miss Jones?Contemporary EP C4017, C2517, C3540
Night Life-
The Night We Called It A Day-
Seaside-

* Contemporary C3540; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1892-2   The Lennie Niehaus Octet! (Vol. 2) - Zounds!
* Contemporary C2517   Lennie Niehaus Volume 2 - The Octet
* Contemporary EP C4016   Lennie Niehaus Volume 2A - The Octet
* Contemporary EP C4017   Lennie Niehaus Volume 2B - The Octet

1955

Lennie Niehaus Octet

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 RoomContemporary C3503
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-

* Contemporary C3503; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1767, OJCCD-1767-2   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 3 - The Octet #2

Lennie Niehaus Trio With Strings

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 AreContemporary C3510
Easy Living-
Rondo-

* Contemporary C3510; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1858-2   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 4 - The Quintets & Strings

Lennie Niehaus Quintet With Strings

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 YouContemporary C3510
Full House-
Star Eyes-
Cross Walk-
Troubled Waters-

* Contemporary C3510; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1858-2   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 4 - The Quintets & Strings

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

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 StillContemporary C3510
More Than The Blues-
Lens-
Just One Of Those Things-

* Contemporary C3510; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1858-2   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 4 - The Quintets & Strings

1956

Lennie Niehaus Sextet

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 SwellContemporary C3524
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-

* Contemporary C3524; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1944-2   Lennie Niehaus Volume 5 - The Sextet

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

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

PoincianaContemporary C3518
I Should Care-
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
Happy Times-

* Contemporary C3518; Original Jazz Classics OJC-319, OJCCD-1933-2   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 - The Quintets

Lennie Niehaus Octet

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 SermonContemporary C3540
With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair-
Four-
Blues For Susie-

* Contemporary C3540; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1892-2   The Lennie Niehaus Octet! (Vol. 2) - Zounds!

1957

Lenny Niehaus Octet

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 MeEmArcy MG-36118
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-

* EmArcy MG-36118; Mercury MG-20555, SR-60123   Lenny Niehaus - I Swing For You

1999 (age 70)

The Lennie Niehaus Quintet

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 FashionedWoofy WPCD96
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-

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

2004

The Lennie Niehaus Octet

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 MeWoofy WPCD154
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-

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