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Ronnie Lang

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Birth name  Ronald Langinger
Role  Musical Artist
Name  Ronnie Lang

Instruments  Alto saxophone
Occupation(s)  Musician
Genres  Jazz
Born  July 24, 1929 (age 86) Chicago, Illinois United States (1929-07-24)
Associated acts  Les Brown, Dave Pell, Henry Mancini
Similar People  Don Fagerquist, Dave Pell, Dick Nash, Jack Sperling, Vincent DeRosa

Ronnie Lang (sometimes spelled Ronny; born July 24, 1929) is an American jazz alto saxophonist. His professional début was with Hoagy Carmichael's Teenagers. He also played with Earle Spencer (1946), Ike Carpenter, and Skinnay Ennis (1947). Lang gained attention during his two tenures with Les Brown's Orchestra (1949–50 and 1953–56). He recorded with the Dave Pell Octet in the mid-1950s. During this time he attended Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences studying music and woodwinds. In 1958 he became a prolific studio musician in Los Angeles, often employed by Henry Mancini. Lang also recorded with Pete Rugolo (1956), Bob Thiele (1975), and Peggy Lee (1975).

Partial discography

With Sammy Davis Jr

  • It's All Over but the Swingin' (Decca, 1957)
  • With Pete Rugolo

  • Music for Hi-Fi Bugs (EmArcy, 1956)
  • Out on a Limb (EmArcy, 1956)
  • The Original Music of Thriller (Time, 1961)
  • References

    Ronnie Lang Wikipedia


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