Leo Wright

Leo Wright (December 14, 1933 in Wichita Falls, Texas – January 4, 1991 in Vienna) was an American jazz musician who played alto saxophone, flute and clarinet. He played with Charles Mingus, Kenny Burrell, Johnny Coles, Blue Mitchell and Dizzy Gillespie in the late 1950s, early 1960s and in the late 1970s.

Leo Wright
Born(1933-12-14)December 14, 1933
Wichita Falls, Texas, United States
DiedJanuary 4, 1991(1991-01-04) (aged 57)
Vienna, Austria
InstrumentsAlto saxophone, flute, clarinet
Associated acts


As leader/co-leader

As sideman

With Kenny Burrell

With Gloria Coleman

With Johnny Coles

With Tadd Dameron

With Red Garland

With Dizzy Gillespie

With Gildo Mahones

With Jack McDuff

With Blue Mitchell

With Oliver Nelson

With Dave Pike

With Lalo Schifrin

With Richard Williams

With Jimmy Witherspoon

With Antônio Carlos Jobim

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