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Ray Conniff

Ray Conniff
Born: Nov 6, 1916 in Attleboro, MA
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Died: Oct 12, 2002 in Escondido, CA
Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: The man who popularized wordless vocal choruses and light orchestral accompaniment on a mix of popular standards and contemporary hits of the 1960s, Ray Conniff was a trombone player for Bunny Berigan's Orchestra and Bob Crosby's Bobcats before being hired as an arranger by Mitch Miller for Columbia ...Read full biography
Conniff Meets Butterfield
Released: 1959
Label: Columbia
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Showing off a jazzier side to Conniff that recalls his big-band work, this is a nice album with great trumpet work from Billy Butterfield. In and out of print. ~ Cub Koda, Rovi ...Read full review
'S Wonderful!
Released: 1956
Label: COLUMBIA
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Ray Conniff had a solid career of big band arranging and conducting the orchestras backing Columbia Records' stable of '50s pop singers before he managed to get his name on a record himself. But that didn't ...Read full review
More Ray Conniff albums: Main Albums (74), Compilations (112)