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Jack Sheldon

Biography

Among the great jokesters in jazz (whose spontaneous monologues are seeing that hilarious because they are tasteless), Jack port Sheldon’s personality offers sometimes overshadowed his excellent trumpet using and effective vocals. Sheldon began using professionally at age group 13. He transferred to LA in 1947, became a member of the Air Drive and performed in military rings. After his release, Sheldon became a favorite figure over the Western world Coastline, playing and documenting numerous top music artists including Jimmy Giuffre, Supplement Geller, Wardell Grey, Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman, Curtis Counce, and Artwork Pepper. He proved helpful as an professional in the 1960s (including starring within the short-lived tv series Run Pal Operate), was noticed nightly over the Merv Griffin Present, and in the 1970s and ’80s he performed with Benny Goodman, Costs Berry’s big music group, within the studios, and along with his very own groupings. He also produced his tag on an incredible number of American kids when you are the vocalist for both “Conjuction Junction” and “I’m Only a Bill” in the Schoolhouse Stones! series. In to the middle-’90s, Jack port Sheldon (who frequently runs on the big band organized by Tom Kubis) continued to be quite mixed up in Los Angeles region, recording frequently for Concord and his Butterfly label.

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Full Name Jack Sheldon
Profession Singer, Voice Actor
Education Los Angeles City College
Nationality American
Children John Sheldon, Kevin Sheldon, Jesse Sheldon, Julie Sheldon
Parents Jen Loven
Music Songs Mother Necessity, Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla, The Tale of Mr. Morton, Busy Prepositions, Don Mupo, I Can't Get Started, Conjunction Junction, Royce Hall Blues, Creamfinger, Along Came Betty, Rodrigo - What Kind Of Fool Am I, No Trump, She's A Woman, Beach-Wise, Get Out of Town, Groovus Mentus, There's No One Like Nomo, Trane's Strain, Palermo Walk, Jack's Depart, The Atomic Bomb, The Odd Couple, Jack's Blues, Christmas In My Hometown, Charade, Streets of Madashi, Bodega Bay, Yo' Momma, The One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else, The Joint Is Jumping, I Was Ready, The Look Of Love
Albums Jack's Groove, Playing for Change, The Quintet and the Quartet, Jack Is Back, Sunday Afternoons at the Lighthouse Cafe, The Warm World Of Jack Sheldon, Jack Sheldon - LiveAt Don Mupo's Gold Nugget, Ho Ho Ho, Jack Sheldon Presents The Entertainers, Live in New Orleans, Jack Sheldon Quartet & Quintet, All Night in Music, Groove, Memories Suite, Singing' to the Moonlight, Complete College Goes To Jazz, Sensational Hits from Past, Wonderful Soundtrack, Over the Top Jazz Masterpieces (Remastered), Last Tower's Bell, Anytime in My Mind, I Found My Love Outside, Music In My Hands, Unforgettable Sentimental Songs, Jazz Will Never Die, All Legacy Masters (Remastered), Listen My Shuffle (Remastered), The Immortal Jazz Masters, Looking for the Gold Masterpieces (Remastered), Essential Jazz Masters, The Groovin' Atmosphere, The Best Of Christmas Holidays (Fantastic Relaxing Songs), Can Anyone See The Light, Me Myself and My Songs, Essential Recordings (Remastered), My Happy Heaven (Remastered)
Movies For the Boys, Dear God, Radioland Murders, Hard Time, Hard Time: The Premonition, According to Dom, Jack Sheldon in New Orleans, A Day at the White House
TV Shows Schoolhouse Rock!, The Girl with Something Extra, Run, Buddy, Run


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
ALF's Hit Talk Show 2004 TV Series
Johnny Bravo 1997-2004 TV Series Sensitive Male / Traffic Cop / The President / ...
Hard Time: Hostage Hotel 1999 TV Movie Trumpet
Hard Time: The Premonition 1999 TV Movie Trumpet
Hard Time 1998 TV Movie Trumpet
Mike Hammer, Private Eye 1998 TV Series Des Long
Dear God 1996 Homeless Trumpeter
California Dreams 1996 TV Series Mr. Gleason
The Simpsons 1996 TV Series The Amendment
Radioland Murders 1994 Ruffles Reed
Lush Life 1993 TV Movie Norman
For the Boys 1991 Wally Fields
Goofy About Health 1989 Short Doctor (voice, uncredited)
Star Trek: The Next Generation 1988 TV Series Piano Player
Project U.F.O. 1978 TV Series Mike Kirby
Freaky Friday 1976 Lloyd
Police Story 1976 TV Series Hofstedder
Police Woman 1975 TV Series Jeff
Schoolhouse Rock! 1973-1975 TV Series The Bill Conjunction Junction Conductor
The Girl with Something Extra 1973-1974 TV Series Jerry Burton
Adam's Rib 1973 TV Series Peter
Banyon 1972 TV Series Shorty Durbin
A Day at the White House 1972
Adam-12 1971 TV Series Philip Heyes
Dragnet 1967 1968-1970 TV Series Darryl Walton / Robert Bass / Chester Albertson / ...
Petticoat Junction 1969-1970 TV Series Ronnie Coleman / Freddie Kirby
Marcus Welby, M.D. 1969 TV Series Visitor
Under the Yum Yum Tree 1969 TV Movie Charlie Prokter
Missy's Men 1968 TV Movie
Run Buddy Run 1966 TV Series Buddy Overstreet
The Cara Williams Show 1964-1965 TV Series Fletcher Kincaid
Gilligan's Island 1965 TV Series Lucky
The Nut House!! 1964 TV Movie

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Schoolhouse Rock! 1973-2009 TV Series performer - 15 episodes
Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon 2008 Documentary lyrics: "California Cool", "Freaky Friday", "Bodega Bay", "Swimming in the Riviera", "Enemy", "49 Women" / music: "California Cool", "Freaky Friday", "Charlie's Cavern", "Wait and See", "Groovus Mentus", "Bodega Bay", "Swimming in the Riviera", "Pink Lady", "Jack's Blues", "Enemy", "49 Women" / performer: "Stardust", "The Joint Is Jumpin'", "California Cool", "Love Is Here to Stay", "Don't Worry 'Bout Me", "Freaky Friday", "Conjunction Junction", "I'm Just a Bill", "Sugar Blues", "Wa
King of California 2007 writer: "49 Women"
Relative Strangers 2006 performer: "Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive", "On the Sunny Side of the Street"
Johnny Bravo 1997-2004 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Teacher's Pet 2004 performer: "Take the Money and Run"
California's Gold 1999 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
From the Earth to the Moon TV Mini-Series performer - 2 episodes, 1998 writer - 2 episodes, 1998
Dear God 1996 performer: "Deck the Halls", "Silent Night"
Bogus 1996 performer: "Me And My Shadow"
The Simpsons 1996 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Stuart Saves His Family 1995 performer: "On The Sunny Side Of The Street"
Speechless 1994 performer: "Count Your Blessings"
Mystery Science Theater 3000 1989 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
One from the Heart 1981 performer: "Picking Up After You", "I Beg Your Pardon", "The Tango", "Circus Girl", "One From The Heart"
The Long Goodbye 1973 performer: "The Long Goodbye"
Petticoat Junction 1969-1970 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Sandpiper 1965 performer: "The Shadow of Your Smile"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
James Dean 2001 TV Movie musician: trumpet
Speechless 1994 musician: trumpet - uncredited
Homefront 1991-1993 TV Series main title vocal - 5 episodes
Mr. Saturday Night 1992 musician: trumpet solos
Noises Off... 1992 featured musician
For the Boys 1991 musician: trumpet - uncredited
The Object of Beauty 1991 musician: trumpet
Predator 2 1990 musician: trumpet - uncredited
Arachnophobia 1990 musician: trumpet - uncredited
In the Heat of the Night 1988 TV Series musician - 1 episode
Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary 1986 TV Special musician: trumpet
Moonlighting 1985 TV Series musician - 1 episode
Mommie Dearest 1981 musician: trumpet soloist
One from the Heart 1981 musician: trumpet soloist
Freaky Friday 1976 musician: trumpet - uncredited
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie 1976 musician: trumpet - uncredited
The Long Goodbye 1973 musician: trumpet - uncredited
Save the Tiger 1973 musician: trumpet - uncredited
Klute 1971 musician: trumpet - uncredited
Lovers and Other Strangers 1970 musician: trumpet - uncredited
Wait Until Dark 1967 musician: trumpet - uncredited
The Munsters 1966 TV Series musician - 1 episode
The Sandpiper 1965 musician: trumpet - uncredited
Dear Heart 1964 musician: trumpet - uncredited
I'd Rather Be Rich 1964 musician: trumpet soloist
The Pawnbroker 1964 musician: trumpet - uncredited
Charade 1963 musician: trumpet - uncredited
Hatari! 1962 musician: trumpet - uncredited
Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961 musician: trumpet - uncredited
The Subterraneans 1960 musician: trumpet - uncredited
I Want to Live! 1958 musician: trumpet - uncredited
Peter Gunn 1958 TV Series musician - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The ABC's of Schoolhouse Rock 2014 TV Movie thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
According to Dom 2009 Documentary short Himself
Secret's Out 2008 TV Series Himself
Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon 2008 Documentary Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2007 TV Series Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2006 TV Series Himself
ALF's Hit Talk Show 2004 TV Series Himself
Let's Get Lost 1988 Documentary Himself
The Merv Griffin Show 1985 TV Series Himself
The Hollywood Squares 1974 TV Series Guest Appearance
The Pat Boone Show 1968 TV Series Himself
Here's Edie 1964 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Star Trek: The Next Generation 1989 TV Series Piano Player
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1982 TV Series Lloyd

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