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Jack Pleis

p, 1917-1990 US, Philadelphia
Musician / Composer / Arranger / Producer / Conductor of Jazz and Pop

Jack K. Pleis (May 11, 1917 – December 5, 1990) was an American jazz pianist, arranger, conductor, composer and producer. He recorded on London and Decca Records in the 1950s, and Columbia Records in the 1960s. During the course of his career, Pleis worked with many artists, including Louis Armstrong, Harry Belafonte, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr., Benny Goodman, Earl Grant, Brenda Lee, and Joe Williams. Between 1950 and 1976, over 150 songs were arranged by Pleis.

  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The Wild Wild WestRichard Markowitz, Robert Drasnin, Dave Grusin, Richard Shores, Harry Geller, Walter Scharf, Jack Pleis, Fred Steiner, Dimitri Tiomkin2017Album
Music from DisneylandJack Pleis1967Album
The Franz Liszt StoryCarmen Cavallaro : Jack Pleis1966Album
I'm Running Barefoot In The ParkJack Pleis1965Single
All The Hits 1962 (Instrumentals)Jack Pleis1963Album
What Kind Of Fool Am IJack Pleis1962Single
Murder, She SaidJack Pleis1961Single
Medley From The Musical "Through The Years"Jack Pleis1961Single
The Franz Liszt StoryCarmen Cavallaro : Jack Pleis1960Album
The Franz Liszt StoryCarmen Cavallaro With Orchestra Directed By Jack Pleis1960Album
The Wonderful Secret Of Love / I Wonder, I WonderCarl Edmondson, Jack Pleis1959Single
Theme From "Compulsion" / RomanticoJack Pleis And His Orchestra / Jack Pleis1959Single
It's All Over But The Swingin'Sammy Davis Jr. With Orchestra Directed By Jack Pleis and Morton Stevens1958Album
Bandstand HopJack Pleis And Owen Bradley1958Single
Bandstand HopJack Pleis And Owen Bradley1958Album
Before We Know It / The DoveJack Pleis1955Album
Happy Birthday, My Darling / Without LoveEileen Barton With Orchestra Directed By Jack Pleis1954Album
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus / Ebenezer ScroogeTeresa Brewer With Chorus And Orchestra Directed By Jack Pleis1954Album
A Little Lie / Are Your Looking For A SweetheartKitty Kallen1953Single
Stardust / The Sheik Of ArabyJack Pleis1951Album
I'll Always Be In Love With You / CaravanJack Pleis1951Album
Stage Left, Stage RightJack PleisCompil.
Voices In Hi-FiThe Anita Kerr Quartet With Orchestras Conducted By Jack Pleis, Ralph BurnsAlbum
The Sheik Of Araby / I'll Always Be In Love With YouJack PleisSingle
Come To Me / The Rhythm Of RaindropsJack PleisSingle
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