PETE RUGOLO

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Pete Rugolo was one of the most prolific arrangers for Stan Kenton's 1945-1949 orchestras, following through on the leader's swashbuckling example to help shape the band's exciting, blasting style. Brought to the U.S. at age five, Rugolo grew up in Santa Rosa, California, and became a student of Darius Milhaud at Mills College in Oakland. After a stint with the Army, he submitted an arrangement to Kenton and then settled in with the band, turning out a series of "Artistry in..." compositions ("Bass," "Percussion," "Bolero," "Boogie"), as well as some of the earliest, most startling pieces for the Innovations in Modern Music Orchestra. However, Rugolo soon gravitated toward pop, landing a position as music director of Capitol Records in 1949, where he cranked out arrangements -- some of which bordered on easy listening treacle -- for June Christy, Nat King Cole, Harry Belafonte (in his brief pop period), the Four read more...
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PETE RUGOLO Rugolomania album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rugolomania
Big Band 1954
PETE RUGOLO Introducing Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Introducing Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra
Big Band 1955
PETE RUGOLO Adventures In Rhythm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Adventures In Rhythm
Third Stream 1956
PETE RUGOLO Music For Hi-Fi Bugs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music For Hi-Fi Bugs
Big Band 1956
PETE RUGOLO New Sounds album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Sounds
Exotica 1957
PETE RUGOLO Out On A Limb album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Out On A Limb
Big Band 1957
PETE RUGOLO Percussion At Work album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Percussion At Work
Exotica 1958
PETE RUGOLO Rugolo Plays Kenton album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rugolo Plays Kenton
Big Band 1958
PETE RUGOLO An Adventure In Sound - Brass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Adventure In Sound - Brass
Big Band 1958
PETE RUGOLO An Adventure in Sound - Reeds in Hi-Fi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Adventure in Sound - Reeds in Hi-Fi
Exotica 1958
PETE RUGOLO The Music From Richard Diamond album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Music From Richard Diamond
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1959
PETE RUGOLO Rhythm Meets Rugolo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rhythm Meets Rugolo
Exotica 1959
PETE RUGOLO TV's Top Themes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
TV's Top Themes
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1959
PETE RUGOLO Music From Out Of Space album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music From Out Of Space
Exotica 1960
PETE RUGOLO The Original Music of Thriller album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Original Music of Thriller
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1960
PETE RUGOLO 10 Trombones Like 2 Pianos album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
10 Trombones Like 2 Pianos
Exotica 1961
PETE RUGOLO 10 Saxophones and 2 Basses album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
10 Saxophones and 2 Basses
Exotica 1962
PETE RUGOLO Behind Brigitte Bardot - Cool Sounds From Her Hot Scenes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Behind Brigitte Bardot - Cool Sounds From Her Hot Scenes
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1962
PETE RUGOLO Study In Stereo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Study In Stereo
Exotica 1962
PETE RUGOLO The Sweet Ride album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Sweet Ride
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1968
PETE RUGOLO This World, Then the Fireworks [OST] album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This World, Then the Fireworks [OST]
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1997
PETE RUGOLO Original Television Series Soundtrack Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Original Television Series Soundtrack Music
Jazz Related Soundtracks 2000

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PETE RUGOLO Thriller / Richard Diamond (Original Jazz Scores From 2 Classic TV Series) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Thriller / Richard Diamond (Original Jazz Scores From 2 Classic TV Series)
Jazz Related Soundtracks 2002

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