Len Pierro

I play soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, piccolo, flute, alto flute, clarinet and bass clarinet. I studied saxophone and clarinet primarily with Harold Karabell and flute with Adeline Tomasone. In 1983 I received a Bachelor of Music from Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts. I also studied improvisation - primarily with Brian Trainor, a few months with Dennis Sandole and a couple of lessons with Phil Woods. Professionally I’ve played in a wide variety of situations including small jazz groups, big bands, commercial bands in clubs and at society parties, pit orchestras and recording sessions. I’ve had the opportunity to travel and play with many great musicians. I’m currently a participant in the internationally acclaimed BMI Jazz Composers Workshop. I recently released a CD of my original compositions and arrangements for big band, titled The Len Pierro Jazz Orchestra - The Third Quarter.


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Primary Instrument




Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced


retired adjunct professor at Bucks County Community College private studio

Phil Woods
saxophone, alto
Zoot Sims
saxophone, tenor
Al Cohn
saxophone, tenor



The Third Quarter

WalkingPath Records


Fill In The Gap

From: The Third Quarter
By Len Pierro

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