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Lenny Pickett (born Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 10, 1954) is an American saxophonist, flutist, clarinetist, composer, arranger, music director and teacher. He was a member of the Tower of Power Horns from 1972 until 1981, and since 1985 has been the tenor saxophone soloist with the Saturday Night Live band. He has also served as the Saturday Night Live band's musical director since 1995. In late 80s he occasionally appeared on Late Night with David Letterman - Video. He is known particularly for his skill in the altissimo register (executed by using a combination of embouchure control, air stream control, and alternate fingerings), which could be heard during the opening credits of each episode of Saturday Night Live.

Age: 61
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: Country of origin
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary


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2003 Night of Too Many Stars -
1988 The Big Blue -
2015 Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special -
2014 Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season -
2014 SNL Sports Spectacular -
2013 Saturday Night Live: Halloween -
2003 Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special -
2003 Night of Too Many Stars -
2002 Seven Corners -
1999 Saturday Night Live 25 -
1990 Fathers' Day -


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