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Don Menza

ts, *1936 US, Buffalo, New York
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. Donald Joseph Menza

American saxophonist, arranger, composer, session musician and jazz educator noted for his many contributions to American jazz and big band music. He was born 22 April 1936 in Buffalo, New York, USA. Father of Nick Menza.

     
Instruments
  • Tenor sax
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Soprano sax
  • Alto sax
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
Sambandrea Swing on Buckeye Brass by The Ohio State University Marching Band
Sambandrea Swing on The Ohio State University Marching Band-New Era by The Ohio State University Marching Band
Groove Blues on First Flight - Complete Recordings by Don Menza
Morning Song on Morning Song by Don Menza
Put The Blame on Mame on That's Life [feat. Johannes Herrlich, Oliver Kent, Jesper Lundgaard & Bernd Reiter) by Various Artists
Rebel Rousers on Menza, Don: Voyage by Don Menza
Penthouse Serenade on Ballads by Don Menza & Frank Strazzeri
You’re My Thrill on Ballads by Don Menza & Frank Strazzeri
My Foolish Heart on Ballads by Don Menza & Frank Strazzeri
Bones Blues on First Flight - Complete Recordings by Don Menza

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Forget The WomanDon Menza2011Album
Very Live At GroovyDon Menza2008Album
VoyageDon Menza And SWR Big Band2006Album
Jack RabbittDon Menza, John Bacon, Bobby Jones2004Album
PolyrhythmPete Magadini, Don Menza, Dave Young, George Duke2002Album
BileinDon Menza and Joe Haider Trio1998Album
With Love, LezlieLezlie Anders Featuring: Buddy Greco, Carl Fontana, Don Menza, Joe Lano1995Album
The Dallas Jazz Orchestra Plays Dee BartonDallas Jazz Orchestra With Galen Jeter Featuring Don Menza1995Album
Caliente, Muy CalienteUniversity Of Nevada, Las Vegas Jazz Ensemble Directed By Frank Gagliardi Guest Soloist Don Menza1991Album
BalladsDon Menza & Frank Strazzeri1987Album
El EncuentroHector Bingert ‎– Don Menza1983Album
Hip PocketDon Menza1982Album
Horn Of PlentyDon Menza With Chuck Findley, Bill Reichenbach, Frank Strazzeri, Frank De La Rosa, John Dentz1979Album
First FlightDon Menza1977Album
PolyrhythmPete Magadini, Don Menza, Dave Young, George Duke1975Album
Morning SongDon Menza1966Album
Live At Carmelo's Jazz ClubDon MenzaAlbum
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