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Conte Candoli

tr, 1927-2001 US, Mishawaka, Indiana
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Secondo Candoli

Secondo "Conte" Candoli (July 12, 1927 – December 14, 2001) was an American jazz trumpeter based on the West Coast. He played in the big bands of Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman, and Dizzy Gillespie, and in Doc Severinsen's NBC Orchestra on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. He played with Gerry Mulligan, and on Frank Sinatra's TV specials. He also recorded with Supersax, a Charlie Parker tribute band that consisted of a saxophone quintet, the rhythm section, and either a trumpet or trombone.

  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Plays With
Andy Kirk And His Clouds Of Joy
Bill Berry And The LA Band
Bill Holman's Great Big Band
Bob Cooper Nonet
Bob Jung And His Orchestra
Bobby Troup And His Stars Of Jazz
Boyd Raeburn And His Orchestra
Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra
Chubby Jackson And His Fifth Dimensional Jazz Group
Conte Candoli All Stars
Conte Candoli Quintet
Cool Gabriels
Dizzy Gillespie Big Band
Doc Severinsen And His Big Band
Frank Strazzeri Sextet
George Williams And His Orchestra
Herb Geller Sextette
Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars
Jack Montrose Sextet
Jack Sheldon And His Exciting All-Star Big-Band
Joe Newman And His Orchestra
Manny Albam And His Jazz Greats
Marty Paich Orchestra
Maynard Ferguson Octet
Neal Hefti And His Jazz Pops Orchestra
Oliver Nelson's Big Band
Osie Johnson And His Orchestra
Pete & Conte Candoli
Pete Rugolo Orchestra
Shelly Manne & His Men
Shelly Manne Septet
Shorty Rogers And His Giants
Shorty Rogers And His Orchestra
Shorty Rogers Big Band
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra
Stan Levey Quintet
Stan Levey Sextet
Terry Gibbs And His Orchestra
Terry Gibbs Big Band
Terry Gibbs Dream Band
The Birdland Stars
The Bob Cooper - Conte Candoli Quintet
The Brothers Candoli
The Brothers Candoli: Sextet
The Bud Shank Sextet
The Buddy Bregman Band
The Charlie Ventura Septet
The Conte Candoli - Med Flory Quintet
The Conte Candoli Quartet
The Five
The Frankie Capp Percussion Group
The Jim DeJulio Quintet
The John Graas Nonet
The Los Angeles Neophonic Orchestra
The Marty Paich Octet
The Sonny Criss Orchestra
The Vince Guaraldi - Conte Candoli Quartet
Woody Herman & The Herd
Woody Herman & The New Thundering Herd
Woody Herman And His Orchestra
Woody Herman And His Third Herd
Woody Herman And His Woodchoppers
Woody Herman And The Swingin' Herd
Woody Herman's Big New Herd
Danny Hull
Maxwell Davis And His All-Stars
Percussion All Stars
Shelby Davis
Members Of The Stan Kenton Orchestra
Members Of The Duke Ellington Orchestra
Louis Bellson & His Band
The West Coast All Stars
Terry Gibbs And His Exciting Big Band
Machito's Rhythm Section
The Rhythm Section
The Shelly Manne Quintet And Big Band
Manny Albam And Ernie Wilkins Orchestra
Shelly Manne All Stars
Frank Capp Juggernaut
Louie Bellson's Magic 7
Stan Kenton And The Innovations Orchestra
TV Jazz Stars
Conte Candoli Carl Fontana Quintet
West Coast All Stars
Conte Candoli, Jack Costanza*, Chuck Flores, Russ Freeman, Mike Pacheko*, Art Pepper, Bill Perkins, Ben Tucker
Popular Tracks   
The Blindfold Test No. 2 on Best From The West - Modern Sounds From California, Vol. 1 by Various Artists
Fat's Blues - Short Cut - theme on Short Cuts by Pete Candoli, Conte Candoli & Arkadia Short Cuts
Stella by Starlight - Live on Just Friends by Frank Rosolino & Conte Candoli
Fine and Dandy on Sincerely, Conti by Conte Candoli
Angel Eyes on Jazz for Lovers, Vol. 6 by Beverly Kenney & Richie Kamuca
Just Friends - Live on Just Friends by Frank Rosolino & Conte Candoli
Jordu on West Coast Wailers by Conte Candoli & Lou Levy
Lover Man on West Coast Wailers by Conte Candoli & Lou Levy
Flamingo on West Coast Wailers by Conte Candoli & Lou Levy
Beyond the Sea on Bill Perkins, Jazz City by Bill Perkins

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Conversations - The Complete Quintet RecordingsConte Candoli & Frank Rosolino2009Compil.
Complete RecordingsConte Candoli With Bill Holman And Lou Levy2006Compil.
Modern Sounds From The WestConte Candoli2005Album
Candoli LiveConte Candoli2002Album
ManhattanAlan Barnes & The David Newton Trio Featuring Special Guest Conte Candoli2001Album
Silver StormThe Bud Shank Sextet Featuring Bill Perkins & Conte Candoli2000Album
Conte-NuityConte Candoli1999Album
West Coast Wailers / Sings Ballads Of The Sad CafeConte Candoli & Lou Levy / Chris Connor1999Compil.
In ConcertCharlie Ventura, Benny Green, Conte Candoli1997Single
Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 4Bud Shank And Conte Candoli1994Album
Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 7Bill Holman, Conte Candoli1994Album
Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 1Conte Candoli And Carl Fontana1994Album
Thinking Of YouRein De Graaff, Conte Candoli, Bob Cooper1993Album
Night In Tunesia / Suddenly It's SpringStan Getz - Conte Candoli1992Single
North Sea Jazz Sessions - Volume 4Toots Thielemans, Dave Pike, Helen Merrill, Conte Candoli, Frank Rosolino, Eddie Jefferson, Louis Van Dyke Trio1992Album
North Sea Jazz Sessions Volume 1Dizzy Gillespie / Thad Jones / Art Farmer / Conte Candoli With Louis Van Dyke Trio1992Album
Sweet SimonConte Candoli1991Album
Rob Parton's Jazztech Big Band With Conte CandoliRob Parton's Jazztech Big Band With Conte Candoli1991Album
ConfirmationThe Chiz Harris Quartet With Special Guest Conte Candoli1989Album
Fine And DandyConte Candoli1987Album
Old AcquaintanceConte Candoli With Phil Woods1986Album
Just FriendsFrank Rosolino - Conte Candoli1977Album
Modern Trumpet LeadersConte Candoli, Dizzy Gillespie, Howard McGhee, Red Rodney1976Compil.
ConversationFrank Rosolino, Conte Candoli1976Album
ConversationConte Candoli & Frank Rosolino1974Album
TopsyJimmy Giuffre, Conte Candoli, Zoot Sims1961Single
They Can't Take That Away From MeConte Candoli1960Single
Jazz In Italy N.11Amedeo Tommasi Trio Plus Conte Candoli1960Single
Mucho Calor (Much Heat)Conte Candoli, Jack Costanzo, Chuck Flores, Russ Freeman, Mike Pacheco, Art Pepper, Bill Perkins, Ben Tucker1958Album
West Coast JazzStan Getz, Shelly Manne, Leroy Vinnegar, Conte Candoli, Lou Levy1957Single
West Coast JazzStan Getz, Shelly Manne, Leroy Vinnegar, Conte Candoli, Lou Levy1956Single
West Coast JazzStan Getz, Shelly Manne, Leroy Vinnegar, Conte Candoli, Lou Levy1956Single
Suddenly It's Spring / Night In TunisiaStan Getz, Conte Candoli, Lou Levy, Leroy Vinnegar, Shelly Manne1955Single
Conte CandoliConte Candoli1955Album
West Coast WailersConte Candoli & Lou Levy1955Album
Gene Norman Presents Frank MorganFrank Morgan With Conte Candoli And Machito's Rhythm Section1955Album
West Coast JazzStan Getz, Shelly Manne, Leroy Vinnegar, Conte Candoli, Lou Levy1955Album
West Coast JazzStan Getz, Shelly Manne, Leroy Vinnegar, Conte Candoli, Lou Levy1955Single
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You / FourConte Candoli1955Single
Jazz Studio 3John Graas, Conte Candoli, Charlie Mariano, Zoot Sims, Jimmy Giuffre, André Previn, Howard Roberts, Curtis Counce, Larry Bunker1954Single
Sincerely, ContiConte Candoli1954Album
Jazz All StarsDave Brubeck, Coleman Hawkins, Buddy Collette, Larry Bunker, Stan Levey, Conte Candoli, Emil Richards, Cal TjaderAlbum
T.N.T. / Thank You JudgeConte CandoliSingle
East Of The Sun / FourStan Getz - Conte CandoliSingle
Flamingo / Mambo JuniorConte CandoliSingle
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