Update Tutti Camarata + Follow

No photos available

Upload them now.

Primary Instrument: Arranger

Born: May 11, 1913 | Died: April 13, 2005

Though his name was never out front, Tutti Camarata played an important role as an arranger during the big band era and conducted studio orchestras for many top vocalists. A trumpet player, Camarata studied music at Julliard. He worked as an arranger for Charlie Barnet and on Bing Crosby's radio program during in the mid-1930s. In 1938 he joined Paul Whiteman. When Whiteman soon after scrapped his band to form a new outfit he joined Jimmy Dorsey, where he helped shape the orchestra's success.

Dorsey's group was featured on a radio program sponsored by Twenty Grand cigarettes, and the sponsor required that the last three minutes of each show feature all the band's stars. Camarata came up with the concept of a ''three-in- one'' arrangement. They would open with a smooth ballad tempo for singer Bob Eberly then switch to a up-tempo beat for vocalist Helen O'Connell, then they would end it featuring Dorsey and the orchestra. This combination was responsible for the hits ''Tangerine,'' ''Green Eyes,'' ''Amapola'' and ''Yours.''...
read more

Music

Featured recording “Tutti's Trumpets AndTrombones”

Tutti's Trumpets AndTrombones

Avid Records UK
2003
  • BUY

    Camarata Conducts Walt Disney's The Happiest Millionaire

    Disneyland
    1967
  • BUY

    Camarata Featuring Tutti's Trombones

    Disneyland
    1966
  • BUY

    Spring

    Disneyland
    0
  • BUY

    Bon Voyage Waltz / Tu Sai

    Disneyland
    0
  • BUY

    Fiddle Faddle / Fantasie Impromptu In C-Sharp Minor

    Disneyland
    0
View Discography Page

This information is provided by the musician profile administrator or discogs.com.

Rank: 4,459
Views: 5,515
Fans: 1
Sponsor: Summit Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

or search site with Google

Help improve the Tutti Camarata profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Tutti Camarata musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.