Joe Reisman scores 1945-1986


Joe Reisman scores, 1945-1986

Joe Reisman scores 1945-1986

Joe Reisman was a producer and arranger at RCA Victor and Roulette Records from the 1950s to the 1970s; he worked independently into the mid-1980s. His scores and papers document his work on behalf of such artists as Henry Mancini, Patti Page, Sarah Vaughan, Perry Como, and for his own albums and soundtracks.

84.4 linear feet; 121 boxes

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Como, Perry, 1912-2001 (person)

Big Band singer; radio/television singer and musical program host. From the description of The Perry Como Collection, 1955-1994. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49291739 ...

Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990 (person)

Horne, Lena. (person)

Singer, actress, performer of stage, films and television. Lena Horne was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1917 and began her professional career in 1934 as a chorus girl at the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York. In 1935 her career as a singer was launched with the Noble Sissle and later, the Charlie Barnet bands. She toured extensively in the United States and Europe. In the 1940s she appeared at New York's Cafe Society Downtown and from there went to Hollywood where she became the firs...

Reisman, Joe (person)

Joe Reisman (b. Dallas, TX, 16 Sept. 1924, d. Los Angeles, CA, 15 Sept. 1987) was raised in Ennis, Texas, and attended Baylor University, Texas Western College and Texas Christian University before starting his music career as a saxophonist and arranger with the Herb Miller band. Through the late 1940s he also toured with and arranged for Jimmy Joy, Bob Crosby, Jack Teagarden, Louis Prima, Glen Gray, Sam Donahue, Frankie Masters and Johnny “Scat” Davis. Reisman met Patti...

Mancini, Henry (person)

Mancini was born on Apr. 16, 1924, in Cleveland, OH; attended Carnegie Tech Music School and Juillard Graduate School; began career after military service in WWII as a pianist with dance bands; studied privately in Los Angeles with Krenek, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Sendrey; staff composer for Universal Pictures, 1952-58; demonstrated his skills as a music arranger and songwriter with The Glenn Miller story (1954), which earned him the first of many Academy Award nominations; subsequently composed...

Jones, Jack, 1938- (person)

Page, Patti (person)

Roulette (Sound recording label) (corporateBody)

American Music Collection (corporateBody)

RCA-Victor Company, inc. (corporateBody)

Consolidated Talking Machine Company founded ca. 1900; in 1901 incorporated as Victor Talking Machine Company; in 1929 joined with Radio Corporation of America to become Radio-Victor Corporation of America (a subsidiary of Radio Corporation of America); in 1930 name changed to RCA-Victor Company; in 1934 RCA-Victor Company merged with RCA Radiotron Company to form RCA Manufacturing Company, inc.; in 1942 became the RCA Victor Division of the parent company, Radio Corporation of America; later re...

Reader's Digest Music (corporateBody)

Previn, André, 1929- (person)

American conductor, pianist, and composer of German birth. From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : [s.l., 26 January 1968], to Ray Pitts [1968, Jan. 26]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270952249 Conductor, composer, pianist. From the description of Interview conducted by Dick Cavett, Apr. 27, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861658 ...

Van Heusen, Jimmy, 1913-1990 (person)

Van Heusen was born in Syracuse, NY on Jan. 26, 1913 as Edward Chester Babcock; adopted his professional name Van Heusen (taken from the name of the shirt company) at the age of 16 when he became a radio pianist, singer, and announcer; wrote college shows at Syracuse Univ. and studied singing with Howard Lyman; replaced Harold Arlen as composer at the Cotton Club in Harlem in 1933 and worked as a pianist and song plugger for Tin Pan Alley; met Jimmy Dorsey in 1938 while working for Remick Publis...

Cahn, Sammy (person)

Composer of "Love and marriage" and other songs. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Beverly Hills, Calif., to Lucretia [Shaler?], 1976 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906654 ...

Valli, June (person)

Greene, Lorne, 1915-1987 (person)