Bob Enevoldsen

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Bob Enevoldsen
Birth nameRobert Martin Enevoldsen
BornSeptember 11, 1920
Billings, Montana, U.S.
DiedNovember 19, 2005 (aged 85)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
InstrumentsTenor saxophone
Valve trombone

Robert Martin Enevoldsen (September 11, 1920 – November 19, 2005)[1] was a West Coast jazz tenor saxophonist and valve trombonist born in Billings, Montana, known for his work with Marty Paich.


Enevoldsen recorded did sessions with Art Pepper and Shorty Rogers, and later extensively played with Shelly Manne. Enevoldsen did most of the arranging for Steve Allen's Westinghouse show in the early-1960s. During the 1970s, he performed with Gerry Mulligan.

In the mid-1970s Enevoldsen taught arranging and directed the jazz band at Los Angeles Pierce College in Woodland Hills.[2][3]


Enevoldsen died on November 19, 2005 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles


As leader[edit]

As sideman[edit]

With Gil Fuller

With Jimmy Giuffre

With Fred Katz

With Shelly Manne

With Gerry Mulligan

With Jack Nitzsche

With André Previn

With Shorty Rogers

With Bud Shank

With Mel Tormé

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Bob Enevoldsen". The Independent. London. December 5, 2005. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
  2. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Bob Enevoldsen Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2007-06-24.
  3. ^ Gordon Jack "Bob Enevoldsen", (transcription of 1998 oral interview), Jazz Journal International, 53:10, October 2000, pp.12–13
  4. ^ "Jazz Themes from Two Great Movies by Leith Stevens: The Wild One / Private Hell". Blue Sounds. Retrieved 24 September 2016.