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Pete Christlieb

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.

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Aug1Mon Mike Price Jazz Orchestra
Typhoon
Santa Monica, CA
8:00 PM
$10

Albums

Live at the Jazz Cave
Live at the Jazz Cave
Cognito Records
2007
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Apogee
Apogee
Warner Bros.
2004
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[no cover]
Apogee
Concord Picante
2003
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[no cover]
Mosaic (Live)
Concord Picante
1991
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[no cover]
Conversations With...
Concord Picante
1991
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[no cover]
The Pete Christlieb...
Concord Picante
1983
buy

Videos

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Al Cohn Al Cohn
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