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Russell Garcia

vib, 1916-2011 US, Oakland, California
Composer / Arranger / Conductor of Jazz

Russell Garcia, born 12 April 1916, Oakland, California, died 19 November 2011, was a conductor, arranger and composer who has written a wide variety of music for stage and screen. He was the composer/arranger at NBC Studios (for such shows as "Rawhide" and "Laredo"), MGM films, "The Time Machine" (1960 film) and "Atlantis, the Lost Continent", as well as orchestrated themes for "Father Goose" and "The Benny Goodman Story". He collaborated with numerous artists, including Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Oscar Peterson, Stan Kenton, Judy Garland, Henry Mancini and Charlie Chaplin doing arrangements and conducting orchestras.

  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
How Long Has This Been Going On? on That Warm Feeling by Roy Eldridge & Russell Garcia
When Your Lover Has Gone on Let's Do It by Louis Armstrong
Do Nothin Till You Hear From Me on Louis Armstrong Forever by Louis Armstrong
It Never Entered My Mind on That Warm Feeling by Roy Eldridge & Russell Garcia
I Can't Get Started on That Warm Feeling by Roy Eldridge & Russell Garcia
You're Blase on That Warm Feeling by Roy Eldridge & Russell Garcia
Cheek To Cheek on That Warm Feeling by Roy Eldridge & Russell Garcia
Have You Met Miss Jones? on That Warm Feeling by Roy Eldridge & Russell Garcia
Can't We Be Friends? on That Warm Feeling by Roy Eldridge & Russell Garcia
Stars Fell On Alabama on That Warm Feeling by Roy Eldridge & Russell Garcia

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Russell Garci's Wigville BandRussell Garcia, Peggy Connelly2005Album
Russel Garcia And His Four Trombone BandRussell Garcia And His Four Trombone Band2005Compil.
Atlantis : The Lost Continent / The Power (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Russell Garcia & Miklós Rózsa2005Compil.
Frances Faye Sings & Russell Garcia Conducts: The Complete Gus Wildi RecordingsFrances Faye, Russell Garcia2005Compil.
I've Got The World On A String/Louis Under The StarsLouis Armstrong With Russell Garcia1999Compil.
Anita O'Day 1956 - 1962Anita O'Day With Marty Paich, Billy May, Russell Garcia, Buddy Bregman1993Compil.
The Time Machine (Original Motion Picture Score)Russell Garcia1987Album
ORF Arbeitsplatte UO 5/81Das Große ORF Unterhaltungsorchester ; Leitung Russell Garcia1981Album
ORF Arbeitsplatte U O 3/80Das Große ORF Unterhaltungsorchester ; Leitung Russell Garcia1980Album
Variations For Flugelhorn, String Quartet, Bass, & DrumsRussell Garcia1980Album
I Lead A Charmed LifeRussell Garcia1980Album
George Gershwin's Porgy And BessGeorge Gershwin, Mel Tormé, Frances Faye With Betty Roché, George Kirby, Johnny Hartman, Sallie Blair, Frank Rosolino, Loulie Jean Norman, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Russell Garcia Conducting The Studio Orchestra, The Australian Jazz Quintet, The Pat Moran Quartet, The Stan Levey Group And Maynard Ferguson, Cat Anderson, Howard McGhee, Herbie Mann, Paul Gonsalves, Ralph Sharon, Johnny Hodges1962Album
Half TimeRussell Garcia1959Album
The Johnny EvergreensRussell Garcia1956Album
WigvilleRussell Garcia1955Album
Jazz VariationsRussell GarciaAlbum
Theme From "The Time Machine"Russell GarciaSingle
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