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Bob Thiele

1922-1996 US, Brooklyn
Producer of Jazz and Rock
A.k.a. Robert Thiele George Douglas Stanley Clayton

Born: July 27, 1922 Died: January 30, 1996 Producer of many famous jazz recordings. Also credited as photographer (Impulse Records) Began his career as A&R chief of Coral Records in the 1950s; in 1962, he joined ABC-Paramount Records to run the Impulse! label after its creator Creed Taylor was hired away by MGM to run Verve Records; he was A&R chief and head producer for the label from 1962 until 1968, and formed his own record label Flying Dutchman soon after. Married pop/jazz singer Teresa Brewer. Father of Bob Thiele Jr., who is also a record producer. Please Note: Productions released after 1996 (unless they are reissues of either full albums or individual songs) are most likely to be those of his son, as he's occasionally credited without the Jr. suffix.

  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Pop
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What A Wonderful World on Homeward Bound by Bryn Terfel, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square & Mack Wilberg
Duke's Place on American Swing Jazz by Various Artists
What a wonderful world on Journey On....Passport to a World of Music by The American Boychoir
Duke's Place on The Duke Ellington Songbook by Various Artists
Fantastic, That's You on American Jazz Piano by Various Artists
St. James Infirmary on Jazztime U.S.A. by Bob Thiele
Dukes Place on The Duke and His Domain by Various Artists
T And S on Jazztime U.S.A. by Bob Thiele
You Don't Know What Love Is on Jazztime U.S.A. by Bob Thiele
Tea For Two on Jazztime U.S.A. by Bob Thiele

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
PoincianaAhmad Jamal, Bob Thiele1989Album
Sugar Blues / Japanese SandmanBob Thiele1967Single
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