View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Big Band Favorites Of Sammy Nestico on Discogs. Big band jazz has evolved into its own avant-garde art form, where the arrangements have become progressively more complex and cerebral. Famous for his arrangements for the Count Basie orchestra, Sammy Nestico — a cousin of tenor saxophonist Sal Sammy Nestico And The Swr Big Band.

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Search Articles by musician. Marine Band starting in and led the orchestra that performed at functions at the White House. During his career, he arranged music for the Count Basie Orchestra —the U.

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This page was last edited on 29 Novemberat Album Showcase Buy Now. 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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He served in the military, gained a music degree at Duquesne University in and was staff arranger for the U. Neal Hefti – trumpet.