43 relations: Al Viola, Barney Kessel, Bill Pitman, Billy Reid (British songwriter), Bob Flanigan (singer), Bobby Troup, Bronisław Kaper, Buddy DeSylva, Capitol Records, Come Rain or Come Shine, Don't Worry 'bout Me, George Van Eps, Gus Kahn, Harold Arlen, Harry Warren, Herb Ellis, Howard Roberts, I Understand (1941 song), It All Depends on You, Jack Marshall (composer), Jack Sperling, Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer, Ken Albers, Kim Gannon, Larry Bunker, Lew Brown, Love Lost (album), Mack Gordon, Nancy (with the Laughing Face), Paul Francis Webster, Phil Silvers, Ray Henderson, Red Mitchell, Ross Barbour (singer), Rube Bloom, Shelly Manne, Ted Fio Rito, Ted Koehler, The Four Freshmen, The More I See You, Tommy Tedesco, Vocal jazz.
Alfred Viola (June 16, 1919 – February 21, 2007) was an American jazz guitarist who worked with Frank Sinatra for 25 years and also played the mandolin on the soundtrack of the film The Godfather.
Barney Kessel (October 17, 1923 – May 6, 2004) was an American jazz guitarist born in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
William Keith "Bill" Pitman (born February 12, 1920) is an American guitarist and session musician.
Billy Reid (1902-1974) was a United Kingdom orchestra leader, songwriter and an accordionist.
Robert L. "Bob" Flanigan (August 22, 1926 – May 15, 2011) was an American tenor vocalist and founding member of The Four Freshmen, a jazz vocal group.
Robert W. "Bobby" Troup Jr. (October 18, 1918 – February 7, 1999) was an American actor, jazz pianist, singer and songwriter.
Bronisław Kaper (February 5, 1902April 26, 1983) was a Polish film composer who scored films and musical theater in Germany, France, and the USA.
George Gard "Buddy" DeSylva (January 27, 1895 - July 11, 1950) was an American songwriter, film producer and record executive.
Capitol Records, LLC is an American record label that is part of the Capitol Music Group and is a wholly owned division of Universal Music Group.
"Come Rain or Come Shine" is a popular music song written by Harold Arlen with lyrics by Johnny Mercer.
"Don't Worry 'bout Me" is a 1938 song composed by Rube Bloom, with lyrics written by Ted Koehler.
George Van Eps (August 7, 1913 – November 29, 1998) (often called "the Father of the Seven String Guitar") was an American swing and mainstream jazz guitarist.
Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886October 8, 1941) was an American lyricist.
Harold Arlen (February 15, 1905 – April 23, 1986) was an American composer of popular music, having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known worldwide.
Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 – September 22, 1981) was an American composer and lyricist.
Mitchell Herbert "Herb" Ellis (August 4, 1921 – March 28, 2010) was an American jazz guitarist.
Howard Roberts (October 2, 1929 – June 28, 1992) was an American jazz guitarist, educator and session musician.
"I Understand" is a popular song with music by Mabel Wayne and lyrics by Kim Gannon, published in 1941.
"It All Depends on You" is a popular song.
Jack Marshall (November 23, 1921 – September 20, 1973) was an American guitarist, conductor, and composer.
Jack Sperling (August 17, 1922 – February 26, 2004) was an American Big Band, television and studio drummer.
Jimmy Van Heusen (born Edward Chester Babcock; January 26, 1913 – February 6, 1990), was an American composer.
John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer.
John Kenneth Albers (December 10, 1924 – April 19, 2007) was an American singer who performed with The Four Freshmen from 1956 to 1982.
James Kimball "Kim" Gannon (November 18, 1900 – April 29, 1974) was an American songwriter, more commonly a lyricist than a composer.
Lawrence Benjamin "Larry" Bunker (November 4, 1928 – March 8, 2005) was an American jazz drummer, vibraphonist, and percussionist.
Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 – February 5, 1958), born Louis Brownstein, was a lyricist for popular songs in the United States.
Love Lost is a studio album, released on June 11, 1959, by jazz vocal and instrumental group The Four Freshmen.
Mack Gordon (born Morris Gittler, June 21, 1904 – February 28, 1959) was an American composer and lyricist of songs for the stage and film.
"Nancy (with the Laughing Face)" is a song composed in 1942 by Jimmy Van Heusen, with lyrics by Phil Silvers.
Paul Francis Webster (December 20, 1907 – March 18, 1984) was an American lyricist who won three Academy Awards for Best Song and was nominated sixteen times for the award.
Phil Silvers (May 11, 1911 – November 1, 1985) was an American entertainer and comedy actor, known as "The King of Chutzpah." He is best known for starring in The Phil Silvers Show, a 1950s sitcom set on a U.S. Army post in which he played Master Sergeant Ernest (Ernie) Bilko.
Ray Henderson, born Raymond Brost, (December 1, 1896 - December 31, 1970) was an American songwriter.
Keith Moore "Red" Mitchell (September 20, 1927 – November 8, 1992), was an American jazz double-bassist, composer, lyricist, and poet.
Ross Edwin Barbour (December 31, 1928 – August 20, 2011) was an American singer with the vocal quartet The Four Freshmen.
Reuben Bloom (April 24, 1902 – March 30, 1976) was a Jewish American multi-faceted entertainer, in addition to being a songwriter, pianist, arranger, band leader, recording artist, vocalist, and writer (he wrote several books on piano method).
Sheldon "Shelly" Manne (June 11, 1920 – September 26, 1984), was an American jazz drummer.
Theodore Salvatore Fiorito (December 20, 1900 – July 22, 1971), known professionally as Ted Fio Rito, was an American composer, orchestra leader and keyboardist, on both the piano and the Hammond organ, who was popular on national radio broadcasts in the 1920s and 30s.
Ted L. Koehler (July 14, 1894 – January 17, 1973) was an American lyricist.
For the Irish showband, see The Freshmen (band) The Four Freshmen is an American male vocal band quartet that blends open-harmonic jazz arrangements with the big band vocal group sounds of The Modernaires (Glenn Miller), The Pied Pipers (Tommy Dorsey), and The Mel-Tones (Artie Shaw), founded in the barbershop tradition.
"The More I See You" is a popular song written by Harry Warren, with lyrics by Mack Gordon.
Thomas J. Tedesco (July 3, 1930 – November 10, 1997) was an American master session musician and renowned jazz and bebop guitarist.
Vocal jazz or jazz singing is an instrumental approach to the voice, where the singer can match the instruments in their stylistic approach to the lyrics, improvised or otherwise, or through scat singing; that is, the use of non-morphemic syllables to imitate the sound of instruments.