Update Pete Christlieb + Follow

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: February 16, 1945

From the 1970s through the 1990s, the sound of Pete’s tenor could be heard on television and motion picture sound tracks and recordings. The son of a famous bassoon player, Don Christlieb, Pete began his musical journey on the violin at age 7. At 12, he was introduced to the sounds of jazz through the recordings of Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, Zoot Sims and Al Cohn, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and Johnny Griffin, John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley. The violin was replaced by the tenor sax, but not without opposition. At 17, Pete enrolled in the Greyhound school of music through his association with the bands of Si Zentner, Woody Herman, Louis Bellson and even a short but delightful stint with Count Basie....
read more

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about Pete Christlieb

Music

Featured recording “Live at the Jazz Cave”

Live at the Jazz Cave

Cognito Records
2007
  • BUY

    Live at the Jazz Cave

    Cognito Records
    2007
  • BUY

    Apogee

    Warner Bros.
    2004
  • BUY

    Apogee

    Concord Picante
    2003
  • BUY

    Conversations With Warne Vol. 2

    Concord Picante
    1991
  • BUY

    Mosaic (Live)

    Concord Picante
    1991
  • BUY

    The Pete Christlieb Quartet Live - Dinos' '83

    Concord Picante
    1983
  • BUY

    Self Portrait

    Concord Picante
    1981
View Discography Page

This information is provided by the musician profile administrator or discogs.com.

Watch More Videos

Rank: 2,233
Views: 8,360
Fans: 1
Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

or search site with Google

Help improve the Pete Christlieb profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Pete Christlieb musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.