Kyle Leonard is a woodwind specialist from Boston, Massachusetts. He is a freshman at the University of North Texas studying Jazz Saxophone Performance. Leonard is trained in both jazz and classical playing. Kyle has been a part of various state wide and national ensembles, including the NAfME all eastern concert band, Massachusetts all state concert band, and the top wind ensemble and jazz ensembles at the New England Conservatory predatory school. Leonard was recently a featured soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra in his hometown for its 150th anniversary. Leonard has performed alongside acclaimed jazz musicians, including Mike Monaghan, George Murphy, Mark Pinto, and Ken Reid
Just Friends (Big Band) By John Klenner, Arranged by Kyle Leonard (Digital File)
"Just Friends" is a big band arrangmeent of the jazz standard, "Just Friends," in a swing style with a Buddy Rich-big-band-like ending. Features all sections and soloists include Tenor 1 and Piano.
What the Funk (Jazz Combo) By Kyle Leonard (Digital File)
"What the Funk" is a multi-style chart that is perfect for anyone looking to have something unique during a set. The tune is a mix of rhythm changes and a vamp with chromaticism. Written for three horns and rhythm section with lead sheets available for Eb, Bb, and C (bass and treble clef).