Sunday, October 2, 1:00 pm — 2:30 pm (Rm 501ABC)
Noted composer and arranger Sammy Nestico has had a long career in the television and film industry. He has arranged and conducted projects for artists such as Bing Crosby, Sarah Vaughan, Toni Tennille, Frank Sinatra, Phil Collins, Barbra Streisand, and Count Basie, among others. As orchestrator, he has worked on nearly 70 television programs, including "Mission: Impossible," "Mannix," "Charlie’s Angels," and "The Mod Squad." With the US Army Jazz Ambassador’s release, The Soldier Sessions, Mr. Nestico has gone back to his roots as big band arranger and composer and created 12 new charts for the recordings. Producer/Engineer, Jim Anderson, will present 5.1 mixes performed by America’s Big Band.