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Nuncio “Toots” Mondello


An important business lead altoist through the golf swing period, Toots Mondello was a talented (if underused) soloist. Mondello performed alto with Mal Hallett (1927-33), Irving Aaronson’s Commanders, Joe Haymes and Pal Rogers. He was with the initial Benny Goodman Orchestra from 1934-35 and was originally among the clarinetist’s important soloists. He adopted that up with stints within the orchestras of Joe Haymes, Ray Noble, Phil Harris along with Goodman once again (1939-40). Considered a very important studio room musician from practically the beginning of his profession, Mondello made an appearance on golf swing era information with Chick Bullock, Bunny Berigan, Miff Mole, Claude Thornhill, Larry Clinton, Teddy Wilson, Louis Armstrong (1938-39), Lionel Hampton, the Metronome All-Stars and many more. After serving within the armed service he returned within the studios and was energetic in to the early 1970s, using Goodman in 1967. Mondello led two big music group classes from 1937-38 (leading to eight game titles), four non-et edges in 1939 and four tunes later that 12 months having a trio.

Quick Facts

Date Of Birth August 14, 1911
Died November 15, 1992, New York City, New York, United States
Music Songs Let That Be a Lesson to You, Thanks for the Memory, You're in Love With Love, Burning Sticks, Shades of Jade, Here's Your Change, I Love You Just Because, Naughty, Naughty, Sunset Lullaby, I Can't Love You Any More, Let Me Dream, Dardanella, St. Louis Gal, Sweet Lorraine, Stop! You're Breaking My Heart, There'll Be Some Changes Made, The Hour of Parting, In a Sentimental Mood, I'll See You in My Dreams, Something to Remember You By, King Porter Stomp, Louisiana, Beyond the Moon, At Sundown, You Were Ment for Me
Albums Complete Orchestra & Best Sideman Recordings

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