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Sammy Nestico and the SWR Big Band: Fun Time and More Live

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Nestico has also written extensively for films and television, has been a significant jazz educator and recorded one album as a leader: Self-taught on the trombone, at age 17 Nestico was skilled enough to be a studio musician in Pittsburgh. Nestico started contributing arrangements to Basie in and during the next 15 years would occasionally write for an entire Basie album including Have a Nice Day, Prime Time, Warm Breeze and the big band tracks on 88 Basie Street.

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Read on to view our project ideas European Jazz – Tales of Etruscan Sign in or sign up bi upload your MP3 for “Download of the Day” consideration. Nestico was also a busy freelance arranger: For Pros Sign in or sign up to create or claim your musician profile page. Nestico received a Bachelor’s degree in music education from Duquesne University inand he has received an honorary Doctor of Music degree from his alma mater.


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Rethinking Jazz Cultures Francesco Martinelli: When you do, All About Nestio will receive a sales commission. He served in the military, gained a music degree at Duquesne University in and was staff arranger for the U. The Airmen of Notethe premier jazz ensemble of the USAF, sponsor an annual competition [3] for composers and arrangers of big band music, in honor of Sammy Nestico.

Famous for his arrangements for the Count Basie orchestraSammy Nestico — a cousin of tenor saxophonist Sal Nistico — has always had a productive, if lesser-known, solo career.

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