SAMMY NESTICO

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Samuel Louis Nistico (February 6, 1924 – January 17, 2021)

One of the great big band arrangers to emerge in the '60s, known for his close association with the Count Basie Orchestra.

Acclaimed for his swinging work with the Count Basie Orchestra, Sammy Nestico is an award-winning composer, arranger, and educator. A trombonist in his youth, Nestico first emerged as a sideman and arranger with Charlie Barnet's big band before embarking on an over-15-year career in the military leading the prestigious Airmen of Note and the Marine Band. Following his service in the late '60s, he developed a fruitful relationship with Count Basie, arranging over ten albums with the legendary bandleader, including winning Grammys for 1981's Warm Breeze and 1983's 88 Basie Street. He also established himself as a go-to composer for film and television, as well as an in-demand arranger for such luminaries as Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Toni Tennille, and
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SAMMY NESTICO Dark Orchid album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dark Orchid
Big Band 1981
SAMMY NESTICO Strictly Sammy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Strictly Sammy
Big Band 1981
SAMMY NESTICO For You To Play. vol 37 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For You To Play. vol 37
Jazz Education 1985
SAMMY NESTICO Night Flight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Night Flight
Big Band 1985
SAMMY NESTICO Big Band Favorites Of Sammy Nestico album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Band Favorites Of Sammy Nestico
Big Band 1998
SAMMY NESTICO This Is The Moment album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is The Moment
Big Band 2002
SAMMY NESTICO Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band : No Time Like Present album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band : No Time Like Present
Big Band 2004
SAMMY NESTICO Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band : Basie Cally Sammy - The Music Of Count Basie And Sammy Nestico album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band : Basie Cally Sammy - The Music Of Count Basie And Sammy Nestico
Big Band 2005
SAMMY NESTICO Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band : Fun Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band : Fun Time
Big Band 2009
SAMMY NESTICO On the Sammy Side of the Street album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On the Sammy Side of the Street
Big Band 2012
SAMMY NESTICO Sammy Nestico, The Jazz Ambassadors Of The United States Army Field Band : The Soldier Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sammy Nestico, The Jazz Ambassadors Of The United States Army Field Band : The Soldier Sessions
Big Band 2016
SAMMY NESTICO More images  SWR Big Band, Sammy Nestico : A Cool Breeze With Sammy Nestico album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
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Big Band 2017

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SAMMY NESTICO Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band : Fun Time And More Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band : Fun Time And More Live
Big Band 2010

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