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Sonny Lester

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Sonny Lester was a maker of big music group, jazz, and easy hearing albums, and followed within the limelight of his contempories like Enoch Light. He also finished up, unintentionally, getting influential one of the sample-hungry DJs from the 1990s because the originator from the Groove Vendor label. Lester was created in NEW YORK in 1924, and started his music profession like a trumpeter, showing up in a number of big rings until becoming drafted in to the military. After WWII, he came back to NY and produced a name for himself like a musician so when the person behind an effective string of Play Combined with the NBC Tempo Section publication and information. He soon produced the change to generating and worked well at Coral Information, then relocated to Dot Information in 1958, concentrating on generating jazz records, most of them live at such locations because the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the brand new York City Hall. He once again moved, this time around to Arthur Rank’s Best Rank Information, generating rocker Jack port Hall, the Fireballs, as well as the Knightsbridge Strings. Through the early ’60s, Lester proceeded to go independent, and is most beneficial known for some After Hours information for enough time label, as well as for the infamous (and rather silly) series for Roulette Information that began with How exactly to Belly Dance for the Husband along with other examples of home stripping. In 1966, he teamed up with Phil Ramone and Manny Albam and produced the Solid Condition label, which aped Enoch Light’s Control label of hi-fi albums. Sound Condition didn’t last very long, but released functions by Candido as well as the Kokee Music group. His following label was Groove Product owner, which started in the first ’70s and centered on cool jazz from performers like Jimmy McGriff, Junior Parker, Lucky Thompson, and Chick Corea. A few of these albums possess be seriously sampled with the Beastie Young boys (they even got a title in one: “Groove Holmes”) and today these information sell for a huge selection of dollars for the collector’s marketplace. Lester is constantly on the oversee labels, generally the Lester Documenting Catalog (or LRC), which produces mid-price CDs of jazz and well-known music.

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Full Name Sonny Lester
Profession Music Producer
Nationality American
Music Songs Bumps and Grinds, Shivas Regal, More Bumps and Grinds, For Strippers Only, Strip Poker, Swinging Shepherd Blues, The Late Late Show, Perfume and Pink Chiffon, How Mable Get Sable Cha Cha Cha, Lonely Little G-String, Big Millie From Philly, Stripper's Holiday, Queens Night Out, Blues to Strip By, Daughter of the Nile, Play the Blues for Masie, Rebecca from Mecca, Dixie Belle, A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody, Calcutta Rag, Walkin' and Strippin', The Unveiling, Salome's Veil, Theme for Gipsy, Card of Bagdad, The Belly Dancer's Waltz, Lament, Poor People of Paris, Seduction of the Virgin Princess, Beautiful Blue Nile, Desert Love, Dance of the Beggars
Albums After Hours Middle East, How to Strip for Your Husband Vol. 2, Music to Keep Your Husband Happy 2, Exotica II, Ann Corio Presents How to Strip for Your Husband (Original Album Plus Bonus Tracks 1962), Music to Keep Your Husband Happy, After Hours Paris, All Star Parade of Jazz and Blues Legends - Full Cut Sampler, Vol. 1, All Star Parade of Jazz and Blues Legends on LRC Ltd. / Groove Merchant: Full Cut Sampler, Volume 2, Ann Corio Presents How to Strip For Your Husband & More Vol 1 & 2, Little Egypt Presents How to Belly Dance for Your Husband (Original Album Plus Bonus Tracks 1962)


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Baywatch 1990-1992 TV Series Lane Brody / Lance Jarvis
Growing Pains 1992 TV Series Kent
Seinfeld 1991 TV Series Raymond
Over My Dead Body 1991 TV Series Sam Heinson
In the Cold of the Night 1990 Scott Bruin
Dear John 1990 TV Series Cliff
Matlock 1989 TV Series Ryan Bartell
Sonny Spoon 1988 TV Series Dunson
Once a Hero 1987 TV Series Captain Justice
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home 1986 FBI Agent
The Little Drummer Girl 1984 American
Simon & Simon 1983-1984 TV Series Vic Richards / Mark Wilson
Joanie Loves Chachi 1982 TV Series Chip
Lou Grant 1981 TV Series Alex Matheson Jr.
Walking Tall 1981 TV Series Deputy Grady Spooner

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Speed of Life 2008 Short producer
Mr. President 2007 Short producer
Broken 2006/I co-producer
Goose on the Loose 2006 executive producer
The Last Real Cowboys 2000 Short producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Speed of Life 2008 Short
Mr. President 2007 Short
The Last Real Cowboys 2000 Short

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broken 2006/I story
The Last Real Cowboys 2000 Short story

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Speed of Life 2008 Short

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000 Best Short Film Shorts International Film Festival Comedy The Last Real Cowboys (2000)


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