After graduating Mannes College of Music as a flute performance
major, studying with John Wummer and Harold Bennett, Howard Leshaw
studied orchestration and composition with Nicholas Flagello and
His expertise continued as a staff musician for the CBS-TV show “Comedy Zone”, and was also featured in the PBS Special “In The Fiddler’s House”.
As a saxophonist Howard Leshaw toured with the Jaki Byard Quartet, The Beach Boys, Frankie Valli, and Mel Torme.
Howard Leshaw orchestrated a number of shows for producer Moe Septee including “Those Where The Days”, “Here’s to Danny”, a Danny Kaye review, “Tovah Feldshuh and Bruce Adler” and “Mickey Katz” featuring Joel Grey.
|Howard Leshaw has also composed the music for the stage show “Infinite Jest”. He has performed as a woodwind player on thousands of sessions and concerts playing every kind of music imaginable.|
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