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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Russell Garcia & His Four Trombone Band
Russell Garcia & His...
Fresh Sound Records
2010
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Variations For...
Impulse!
1980
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I Lead A Charmed Life
Impulse!
1980
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I'll Never Forget...
Impulse!
1975
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Wigville
Impulse!
1955
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