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Russell Garcia

Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Born: April 12, 1916 | Died: November 20, 2011    

Russell Garcia

Russell Garcia, the composer, conductor and arranger renowned for his stellar collaborations with Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Anita O'Day, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Judy Garland, Frances Faye, Mel Tormé, Frank Sinatra and numerous others as well as film scores for George Pal's “The Time Machine” and “Atlantis: The Lost Continent” and his orchestrations for Charlie Chaplin's “Limelight,” died Sunday, November 20, 2011. He passed away peacefully at his home in Kerikeri, New Zealand, with Gina Mauriello Garcia, his lyricist and wife of 59 years, by his side. He was 95....
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  • Variations For Flugelhorn, String Quartet, Bass, & Drums

    Impulse!
    1980
  • I Lead A Charmed Life

    Impulse!
    1980
  • I'll Never Forget What's Her Name

    Impulse!
    1975
  • Wigville

    Impulse!
    1955

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