Bob Enevoldsen

Robert Martin "Bob" Enevoldsen (11 September 1920 Montana – 19 November 2005 Woodland Hills, California)[1] was a West Coast jazz tenor saxophonist and valve trombonist born in Billings, Montana, known for his work with Marty Paich. He also 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 60's. 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]


As leader

As sideman

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


  1. "Bob Enevoldsen". The Independent. London. December 5, 2005. 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.

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