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Johnny Mandel

The eventful career of Johnny Mandel is grounded by a thorough background in music that has resulted in his being acclaimed in the pantheon of American composers, arrangers, record producers and songwriters. His is a career that has had both duration and substance and continues to flourish.

He was born in New York City. At the age of 12, he was playing the trumpet and beginning to write big band arrangements. After graduating from New York Military Academy, where he had received a band scholarship, he immediately went on the road working in the Catskill Mountains at various resort hotels. He then joined the orchestra of the legendary violinist Joe Venuti. He was also a member of the Henry Jerome Orchestra at Child's Paramount Restaurant in Times Square during 1945.

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Albums

The Man and His Music: Johnny Mandel Conducts the Music of Mandel
The Man and His...
Arbors Records
2010
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Point Blank / The...
Scandia
2002
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I Want To Live!...
Scandia
1999
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Harper (Original...
Scandia
1967
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Harper (Main Title)
Scandia
1967
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The Sandpiper: The...
Scandia
1965
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