Between Swing & Bop
Alto saxophone player Lennie Niehaus (1929) played in the 50’s with the band of Stan Kenton and was very significant as composer, arranger and soloist. He also created albums under his own name, like those with a quintet and a sextet. Here is a selection of the famous West Coast musicians.
Lennie Niehaus: Quintet & Octet (Giants of Jazz 53268)
Lennie Niehaus: Complete Fifties Recordings Vol.3 (LoneHill 10240)