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Andy Gibson

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Among the better (and much more unsung) arrangers from the golf swing period, Andy Gibson’s composing helped to uplift the repertoire of several orchestras. He previously violin lessons in early stages and turned to trumpet. Although a specialist participant, Gibson was hardly ever used for solos. He caused Lew Redman (1931), Zack Whyte (1932-1933), McKinney’s Natural cotton Pickers (1934-1935), Blanche Calloway, Willie Bryant, and Lucky Millinder. Beginning in 1937, Gibson quit playing and focused on composing, including for such orchestras as Duke Ellington, Count number Basie, Cab Calloway, Charlie Barnet, and Harry Adam among numerous others. Within the Military (1942-1945) he led his very own big music group. After his release, Gibson continuing freelancing being a article writer (especially for Barnet). He steadily switched from golf swing to R&B and became the musical movie director for King Information (1955-1960). Among Andy Gibson’s best-known originals are “I Still left My Baby” (which highlighted Jimmy Hurrying with Count number Basie), “THE FANTASTIC Rest,” and “The Hucklebuck” (an R&B strike predicated on Charlie Parker’s “Now’s enough time”). He just led four quantities as a innovator (to get a Camden LP distributed to other music artists) in 1959.

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Full Name Andy Gibson
Height 1.73 m
Nationality American
Music Songs Wanna Make You Love Me, Summer Back, Chasin' Tail Lights, Stupid Feelings, Everything I am, Feel Good, Under the Hood, Edge of Change, Beer Me, No Puede Ser, How I Feel, Better Day, All Access Pass, Solo, Un Amigo Mas, Before She's Gone, Que Lio, Kinda Like, Wrong Together, For the First Time, Cure Kids Cancer - Feel Good Montage, Favorite Song, Gracious Pirouette, Would You Mind, Tangled, The Way UR, Song for Scandinavian Travellers, Kiss Ya, Change, You, Me, And the Middle of Nowhere, Believe In Me, Coastline
Albums Behind The I, Notions, Night Rolls Open, Andy Gibson, Best Of, Feel Good, Throw It Into Gear, Side//A


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chooch 2003 writer: "THE HUCKLE BUCK Vocal Version"
Rat 2000 writer: "The Hucklebuck"
Sinatra 1992 TV Mini-Series music: "The Huckle Buck"
True Love 1989/I writer: "The Hucklebuck"
Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show 1988 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops 1981 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Gisele MacKenzie Show 1957 TV Series music - 1 episode
The Honeymooners 1956 TV Series music - 1 episode
Stormy Weather 1943 writer: "Geechy Joe" 1940 - uncredited
The Finest Hours 2016 writer: "The Hucklebuck"

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Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sinatra 1992 TV Mini-Series composer - 4 episodes

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