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Pete Candoli

tr, 1923-2008 US, Mishawaka, Indiana
Musician / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. Walter Joseph Primo Candoli. Cootie Chesterfield

American jazz trumpeter and arranger. Born: June 28th 1923 in Mishawaka, Indiana, USA. Died: January 11th 2008 in Studio City, California, USA. Got his first big break in 1941 when he joined Sonny Dunham And His Orchestra. After 2 years he moved on to play in New York in many bands, including Tex Beneke and Jerry Gray before moving to Los Angeles in 1952 for intensive studio work before to fronted his own band in the '60s and formed a nightclub act in 1972. He was the brother of Conte Candoli. He has been married to singers Betty Hutton and Edie Adams (her third husband) and the actress Vicky Lane.

  • Trumpet
  • Flute
  • Flugelhorn
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Plays With
Bill Harris Septet
Bob Cooper Nonet
Bobby Troup And His Stars Of Jazz
Buddy Rich Orchestra
Dan Terry And His Orchestra
Dennis Farnon And His Orchestra
Elmer Bernstein & Orchestra
Gerry Mulligan Tentette
Henry Mancini And His Orchestra
Hot Rod Rumble Orchestra
Jerry Gray And His Orchestra
Johnny Richards And His Orchestra
Leith Stevens & His Orchestra
Les Brown And His Band Of Renown
Lionel Hampton And His All-Star Alumni Big Band
Marty Paich Big Band
Metronome All Stars
Milt Bernhart Brass Ensemble
Neal Hefti And His Jazz Pops Orchestra
Pete & Conte Candoli
Pete Candoli And His Orchestra
Pete Candoli His Trumpet, Orchestra & Chorus
Pete Candoli Septet
Pete Rugolo Orchestra
Ray Anthony & His Orchestra
Ray McKinley And His Orchestra
Shorty Rogers And His Giants
Shorty Rogers And His Orchestra
Sonny Dunham And His Orchestra
Soundstage All-Stars
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra
Stanley Wilson And His Orchestra
Teddy Powell And His Orchestra
The Bob Bain Brass Ensemble
The Brothers Candoli
The Brothers Candoli: Sextet
The Buddy Bregman Orchestra
The Jimmy Rowles Sextet
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra
Tutti's Trumpets
Will Bradley And His Orchestra
Woody Herman & The Herd
Woody Herman & The New Thundering Herd
Woody Herman And His Orchestra
Woody Herman And His Third Herd
Woody Herman And The Las Vegas Herd
Woody Herman And The Swingin' Herd
Don Swan And His Orchestra
Al Escobar
Percussion All Stars
The Video All-Stars
Skip Martin And His Orchestra
The Crown City Four
Skip Martin And His Prohibitionists
Members Of The Count Basie Orchestra
Members Of The Stan Kenton Orchestra
Tommy Traynor
Pete Rugolo And His All Stars
The Small Herd
Vic Lewis & His Jazzgroup
Jack Marshall & His Jazzgroup
Lynn Franklin
The Hollywood All-Stars
The Hollywood Symphony
All-Star Jazz Band
Popular Tracks   
Drumette on From the Top and the Candoli Brothers by Pete Candoli
Brotherhood of Man (From "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying") on How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying by Various Artists
Misty on The Trumpet of Pete Candoli: Blues, When Your Lover Has Gone by Pete Candoli
Willow Weep for Me on From the Top and the Candoli Brothers by Pete Candoli
A Night in Tunisia on Two Brothers - Live Swing/Bebop Classics by Pete Candoli & Conte Candoli
Cry Me a River on The Trumpet of Pete Candoli: Blues, When Your Lover Has Gone by Pete Candoli
Nature Boy on From the Top and the Candoli Brothers by Pete Candoli
Take the 'A' Train on From the Top and the Candoli Brothers by Pete Candoli
Lonesome Lover Blues on The Trumpet of Pete Candoli: Blues, When Your Lover Has Gone by Pete Candoli
September in the Rain on In the Mood for Trumpet Jazz by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 9Bill Perkins, Pete Candoli And Carl Fontana1994Album
From the TopPete Candoli1978Album
The Jewish Wedding SongPete Candoli1966Single
Moscow Mule And Many More KicksPete Candoli1966Album
Blues, When Your Lover Has GonePete Candoli1961Album
For Pete's SakePete Candoli1960Album
Gobelues / I Love A ParadePete Candoli1955Single
Moscow Mule / Gin And Cocoanut WaterPete CandoliSingle
All For YouPete CandoliSingle
Hey BellboyGloria Wood With Pete CandoliSingle
At Carnegie Hall 1946 Vol. IIWoody Herman & The Herd, Red Norvo, Chubby Jackson, Flip Phillips, Bill Harris, Pete Candoli, Sonny BermanSingle
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