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DON SEBESKY

December 10, 1937, DON SEBESKY was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He is an American jazz trombonist and arranger. He is the winner of three Grammy Awards, and he also won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations for Parade (1999) and Kiss Me, Kate (2000). He played with Kai Winding, Claude Thornhill, Tommy Dorsey, Warren Covington, Maynard Ferguson, and Stan Kenton. In 1960 he began devoting himself primarily to arranging and conducting; one of his best-known arrangements was for Wes Montgomery's 1965 album Bumpin'. Other credits include George Benson's The Shape of Things to Come, Paul Desmond's From the Hot Afternoon, and Freddie Hubbard's First Light. His 1973 release, Giant Box, hit #16 on the U.S. Billboard Jazz Albums chart.



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