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Genre: Jazz
Performer: Sammy Nestico
Album: A Portrait Of Sammy - Sammy Nestico
Released: 2005
Style: Big Band, Swing
MP3 version ZIP size: 1604 mb
FLAC version ZIP size: 1615 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1320 mb
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Sammy Nestico (born Samuel Louis Nistico, February 6, 1924) is an American composer and arranger. Nestico is best known for his arrangements for the Count Basie orchestra. Sammy Nestico has been a professional music arranger since 1941, when he became a staff arranger at age 17 for ABC radio station WCAE in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During his career, he arranged music for the Count Basie Orchestra (1967–1984), the . Air Force Band (fifteen years) and the .

The Portrait of Sammy shown on the cover of renowned composer/arranger Sammy Nestico's newest album shows a man grinning from ear to ear, clearly enjoying what he does and relishing the fruits of his enduring success.

A quiet giant lives in San Diego County, California – a 95-years young Sammy Nestico.

A Portrait of Sammy, 2009. Swingin' On the Orient Express, 05:08. A Cool Breeze, 05:33. A Warm Breeze, 07:15. 88 Basie Street (Bonus Track), 05:53.

Sammy Nestico 20-06-2009. 88 Basie Street (Bonus Track).

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Dark Orchis
Soloist [E.W.I.] – Tom ScottSoloist, Drums – Vinnie Colaiuta
2 Freckle Face
Soloist, Trumpet – Warren Luening, Warren Luening
3 Tangerine
Composed By – Victor SchertzingerSoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Pete Christlieb
4 Veronique
Soloist, Piano – Tom RanierSoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Pete Christlieb
5 Swinging On The Orient Express
Soloist [E.W.I.] – Tom ScottSoloist, Piano – Tom Ranier
6 Lisette
Soloist, Soprano Saxophone – Dan Higgins
7 Time Stream
Soloist, Bass – Trey HenrySoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Pete ChristliebSoloist, Trumpet – Warren Luening
8 Kathy
Soloist, Trombone – Dick Nash
9 A Cool Breeze
Soloist, Guitar – Dean ParksSoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Tom Scott
10 It's My Tune
Composed By – Michael MasserComposed By – Carole Bayer SagerSoloist, Alto Saxophone – Gary FosterSoloist, Guitar – Dean Parks
11 Kiji Takes A Ride
Composed By – Sergei ProkofievSoloist [E W I] – Tom ScottSoloist, Drums – Vinnie Colaiuta
12 A Warm Breeze
Soloist, Piano – Klaus WagenleiterSoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Jorg Kaufman*Soloist, Trombone – Marc GodfroidSoloist, Trumpet – Claus Reichstaller
13 Out Of The Night (Dark Orchid)
Soloist, Drums – Vinnie ColaiutaSoloist, Flute – Hubert LawsSoloist, Guitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Soloist, Piano – Randy Kerber
14 Satin 'N Glass
Soloist, Flugelhorn – Guido Basso
15 88 Basie Street
Soloist, Piano – Pete Jolly


  • Composed By, Arranged By – Sammy Nestico (tracks: 1, 2, 4 to 9, 12 to 15 )
  • Cover [Photo] – Travis Anderson
  • Graphics, Design – Pam Homan
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Mixed By – Tommy Vicari
  • Producer – Sammy Nestico
  • Recorded By – Bill Smith, Manfred Deppe (tracks: 12), Stan Ross (tracks: 15), Tommy Vicari


Recorded at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA
Mixed at Conway Studios,Hollywood ,CA

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