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Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Born: February 6, 1924

At the age of 17, Sammy Nestico became the staff arranger for ABC radio station, WCAE, Pittsburgh, Pa. He received his B.S. degree in music education from Duquesne University, and has been honored three times by the school with an honorary Doctor of Music degree, the Distinguished Alumni award, and in 1994, he was inducted into the ?Century Club?. North Texas State also presented him with special music awards in 1978, 1979 and 1980. As an educator, he has directed the music programs at Westinghouse Memorial High School, Wilmerding Pa., Pierce College, Los Angeles, Ca. and the University of Georgia, Athens, Ga....
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Featured recording “Fun Time and More Live”

Fun Time and More Live


2011
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    Fun Time and More Live


    2011
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    Sammy Nestico: A Portrait of Sammy

    Fenwood Music
    2005
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    Basie-cally Sammy

    Hänssler Classic
    2005
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    Big Band Favorites Of Sammy Nestico

    Summit Records
    1998
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    Night Flight

    Summit Records
    1986
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    Dark Orchid

    Summit Records
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