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Gordon Jenkins

p, 1910-1984 US, Webster Groves, Missouri
Musician / Composer / Arranger / Conductor of Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Gordon Hill Jenkins

American pianist, conductor, composer and arranger. Worked with : Isham Jones, Paul Whiteman, Benny Goodman, Lennie Heyton, for Paramount Pictures and NBC (in Hollywood). Born : May 12, 1910 in Webster Groves, Missouri. Died : May 01, 1984 in Malibu, California.

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Caravan on Gordon Jenkins Presents Marshall Royal by Marshall Royal & Gordon Jenkins
He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings on Remember Pearl Harbor: Classic Songs Of World War II by Various Artists
Birth of the Blues on Gordon Jenkins Presents Marshall Royal by Marshall Royal & Gordon Jenkins
Crescent City Blues on Johnny Cash - Roots & Branches by Various Artists
Ain't Misbehavin' on Gordon Jenkins Presents Marshall Royal by Marshall Royal & Gordon Jenkins
Take the 'A' Train on Gordon Jenkins Presents Marshall Royal by Marshall Royal & Gordon Jenkins
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise on In A Tender Mood by Gordon Jenkins
Battle Royal on Gordon Jenkins Presents Marshall Royal by Marshall Royal & Gordon Jenkins
Blues for Beverly on Gordon Jenkins Presents Marshall Royal by Marshall Royal & Gordon Jenkins
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles on In A Tender Mood by Gordon Jenkins

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
To Whom It May ConcernNat King Cole, Nelson Riddle, Gordon Jenkins, The First Church Of Deliverance Choir2015Compil.
Manhattan MoodsMoondog / Gordon Jenkins / Morton Gould2010Compil.
The Romantic Moods Of Gordon JenkinsGordon Jenkins2001Album
"Yours" The Magic Of Gordon JenkinsGordon Jenkins2001Compil.
Two Classic Albums From Gordon JenkinsGordon Jenkins2000Compil.
The Gordon Jenkins CollectionGordon Jenkins1997Compil.
Clarinet Concerto / Goodbye / Sonata For Clarinet / Three PreludesAaron Copland • Gordon Jenkins • Leonard Bernstein • George Gershwin — Richard Stoltzman — The London Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas & Eric Stern1993Album
The Sinatra Christmas AlbumFrank Sinatra1987Album
Gordon Jenkins' FranceGordon Jenkins1980Album
The Best Of Gordon JenkinsGordon Jenkins1975Compil.
RomanceGordon Jenkins1973Album
A Tale Of Two Cities: New York 1945 & 1972Gordon Jenkins And Cashman & West1972Album
The Nesa Concert Band PlaysNesa Concert Band, Poul Ivan Møller, Johan Halvorsen, Gordon Jenkins, Francisco Cavez, Hugo Alfvén, Jacob Gade, Harold L. Walters, Louis Palange, Henry Mancini, John J. Morrissey, Jean Sibelius, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov1967Album
Soft SoulGordon Jenkins1966Album
An American Poem3M Music Makers, Gordon Jenkins, Tom Adair1965Album
The Great Movie Themes Of The 30's, 40's & 50'sGordon Jenkins1964Album
I Left My Heart In San Francisco / This Is All I AskGordon Jenkins1962Single
France - 70Gordon Jenkins1962Single
Indian Love Call / JeannineLouis Armstrong And His Orchestra / Gordon Jenkins1958Single
Tropicana HolidayGordon Jenkins1958Album
Complete Manhattan TowerGordon Jenkins1956Album
The Whiffenpoof Song / Bye And ByeLouis Armstrong & Gordon Jenkins1954Album
Seven DreamsGordon Jenkins1953Album
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles / You're Mine, You!Gordon Jenkins And Artie Shaw With Gordon Jenkins and his Orchestra and Chorus1950Album
Skip To Me Lou / AgainGordon Jenkins, Joe GraydonAlbum
The Best OfGordon JenkinsCompil.
Sounds SpectacularHal Mooney, Gordon Jenkins, Hugo Montenegro, Billy May, Al Caiola, Richard HaymanAlbum
Magnificent Motion Picture & Love ThemesGordon Jenkins, Billy May, Hal Mooney, Al Caiola, Hugo Montenegro, Richard Hayman, Sonora Orizaba, The Manhattan Pops Orchestra, Jim Tyler, Kelso HerstonCompil.
Blues For BeverlyGordon JenkinsSingle
I Live Alone / GoodbyeGordon JenkinsSingle
Pagan Love Song / Black CoffeeGordon JenkinsSingle
PeelsGordon Jenkins & DJ OrdealAlbum
Dream DustGordon JenkinsAlbum
You'll Never KnowGordon JenkinsSingle
Magnificent Motion Picture & Love ThemesGordon Jenkins, Hal Mooney, Hugo Montenegro, Richard Hayman, The Manhattan Pops OrchestraCompil.
Plays The Music Of Jerome KernGordon JenkinsAlbum
Gordon Jenkins Conducts 26 Years Of Academy Award Winning SongsGordon JenkinsAlbum
24 Academy Award WinnersGordon JenkinsAlbum
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