Nelson Riddle

Nelson Riddle

Nelson Smock Riddle, Jr. (June 1, 1921 – October 6, 1985) was an American arranger, composer, bandleader and orchestrator whose career stretched from the late 1940s to the mid-1980s. His work for Capitol Records kept such vocalists as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Peggy Lee, Johnny Mathis, Rosemary Clooney and Keely Smith household names. He found commercial and critical success again in the 1980s with a trio of Platinum albums with Linda Ronstadt.

Title Album Genre Tools
Sea of Dreams The Collection Volume One Classical, Jazz, Soundtrack
Client:
Era:
1950s
Genres:
Classical, Jazz, and Soundtrack
Instruments:
Bass, Harp, Strings, and Violin
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Bright, and Sentimental
Scene Descriptions:
Ballroom Dance, End Title/Credits, and In Love
Subgenres:
Orchestral
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
instrumental
CD/Track #:
The Collection Volume One, #35
Release Year:
1958
Track ID:
52058
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Playboy's Theme Jazz, Soundtrack
Client:
Era:
1960s
Genres:
Jazz and Soundtrack
Instruments:
Bass, Brass, Drums, Horns, Piano, Saxophone, Triangle, Trombone, Trumpet, and Xylophone
Key:
G minor
Keywords:
Bright, Campy, Feel-Good, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
End Title/Credits, Film Trailer, and Night Club
Subgenres:
Big Band/Swing, Cool, Feeling Good Cues, and Mysterious Cues
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
instrumental
BPM:
121
Release Year:
1962
Track ID:
73209
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Take Me Back