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EDWARD HEYMAN + LES BROWN + LUTHER HENDERSON + LES BAXTER + QUINCY JONES + ROY BUDD

1907 Edward Heyman (March 14, 1907 – October 16, 1981) was an American musician and lyricist, best known for his compositions "Body and Soul", "When I Fall in Love", and "For Sentimental Reasons". He also contributed many songs for films. WikipediaBlame It on My Youth Composer Edward Heyman

1912 Les Brown, Sr. (March 14, 1912 – January 4, 2001) and the Band of Renown are a big band that began in the late 1930s, initially as the group Les Brown and His Blue Devils that Brown led while a student at Duke University. The band now performs under the direction of his son Les Brown, Jr. WikipediaSearch Amazon.com for Les Brown | Search Amazon.com for les brown and his band of renown
Les Brown & His Band of Renown - Best of The Capitol YearsLive at the Hollywood Palladium [ORIGINAL RECORDINGS REMASTERED]MoonglowBest Of Les Brown & His Band Of Renown


1919 Luther Henderson (March 14, 1919 – July 29, 2003) was an African American arranger, composer, orchestrator, and pianist. WikipediaSearch Amazon.com for Luther Henderson
Your Feet's Too Big (1936) (From "Ain't Misbehavin'")Clap Hands / Greatest Sound Around

1922 Les Baxter (March 14, 1922 – January 15, 1996) was an American musician and composer. WikipediaSearch Amazon.com for Les Baxter
Ritual of the Savage / PassionsThe Exotic Moods Of Les BaxterSpace EscapadeJewels Of The Sea

1933 Quincy Delightt Jones, Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American musician. As a conductor, record producer, musical arranger, film composer, television producer, and trumpeter his career spans five decades in the entertainment industry and a record 79 Grammy Award nominations,[2] 27 Grammys,[2] including a Grammy Legend Award in 1991. He is particularly recognized as the producer of the album Thriller, by pop icon Michael Jackson, which has sold between 60-110 million copies worldwide,[3] and as the producer and conductor of the charity song “We Are the World”.WikipediaSearch Amazon.com for Quincy Jones
Q: Soul Bossa NostraUltimate Collection

1947 ~ Roy Frederick Budd (14 March 1947, South Norwood, London – 7 August 1993, London) was a British jazz musician and film score composer. His first recording was "Birth of the Budd" a single recording. His first recorded LP was Pick Yourself Up in early 1965. Around that same time, he also recorded an album named simply Roy Budd. Other solo albums include Live at Newport, Everything Is Coming Up Roses and Have a Jazzy Christmas. In 1967 he provided the theme tune for the Granada TV series Mr Rose (starring William Mervyn as an eccentric retired police chief), but his first score for the big screen was for the American western Soldier Blue in 1970 (though most of his other film work was on British productions). His best known score is probably for the 1971 Michael Caine film Get Carter, which marked the first notable use of his hallmark method of using the film's sound effects (in this case, Caine's train journey from London to Newcastle) to complement the music. He later worked on a number of films for the producer Euan Lloyd, including Paper Tiger, The Wild Geese, The Sea Wolves and Who Dares Wins. Another was the Kidnapped 1971 soundtrack.


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DAVID ROSE

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David Rose (June 15, 1910August 23, 1990) was a British-born American songwriter, composer, arranger, and orchestra leader. His most famous compositions were "The Stripper", "Holiday for Strings", and "Calypso Melody". He also wrote music for the television series Little House on the Prairie and Bonanza. In addition, Rose was musical director for the Red Skelton show during its 21-year-run on the CBS and NBC networks. He was a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the national fraternity for men in music.

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This web page is dedicated to the memory of composer-conductor DAVID ROSE and his contributions to popular music With many standards including "Holiday For Strings", "Our Waltz", and scores for TV's "Bonanza" and "Little House On The Prairie".

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