Lenny Pickett

One of the most recognizable tenor saxophonists over the last 30 years, Lenny Pickett turned heads working in the famous Tower of Power horn section.  In 1985, he joined the Saturday Night Live band and since 1995, he has been the band's musical director.   Over the years, Lenny has became a sought after session player recording with a variety of jazz and pop artists including David Bowie, Elton John and the Talking Heads. He also serves on the faculty of NYU Jazz Studies.

Tracks used in this episode:

“Big Nick”
“Too Young To Go Steady”
“Out of the World"