Lenard Simpson
Music Performance Jazz, Alto Saxophone

Lenard Simpson, alto saxophone, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and began playing the saxophone at age 11. While in high school, he was selected to participate in the GRAMMY Camp – Jazz Session. Simpson received a Bachelor of Music degree from Northern Illinois University. After graduation, he moved to Chicago, where he performed with Brian Lynch, Robert Irving III, and Charles Heath. Simpson has served as a teacher at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music’s Jazz Institute, the Northern Illinois University Jazz Camp and the Birch Creek Jazz Camp.

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