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Toots Camarata


A trumpet participant for rings led by Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman, Toots Camarata (given birth to Salvador Tutti Camarata) produced his greatest tag while an arranger. Furthermore to orchestrating several big band strikes for Jimmy Dorsey, including “Green Eye” and “Tangerine,” Camarata orchestrated and/or created historical recordings by Louis Armstrong, Billie Vacation, and Duke Ellington. Balancing his early profession with studies in the Juilliard College of Music, Camarata discovered the artwork of orchestral performing under Cesare Sodero from the Metropolitan Opera. In 1943, he carried out and orchestrated a documenting by Jascha Heifetz. Briefly moving to Britain in 1944 to focus on the soundtrack from the film London City, he authorized a recording agreement with the English affiliate marketer of Decca. His 1st tasks for the label included orchestrating and performing some albums concentrating on the compositions of Puccini, Verdi, Bach, Bizet, Tchaikovsky, and Rachmaninoff. Taking an invitation to start out Disney Information in 1958, Camarata continued to be with the business for 16 years, generating a lot more than 300 albums for the label, like the soundtracks to Snow White colored, The Jungle Publication, and It’s a little Globe; 35 Disney Melodies; and albums by Annette Funicello and Hayley Mills. He documented two albums for the Disney-owned Buena Vista label: Tutti’s Trumpets in 1957 and Tutti’s Trombones in 1980. Camarata also done an recording of religious hymns, THE ENERGY as well as the Glory, that he documented for the Chapel of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The recording, that was released around the Celestial Visions label, was documented having a 100-piece orchestra, a 180-tone of voice mature choir, a children’s choir, tube body organ, and antiphonal brass.

Quick Facts

Profession Composer, Conductor
Education Juilliard School
Nationality American
Music Songs The Silver Tree, "White", IV. Polka, Scherzo, Air, II. Vespers, Love Theme from Sleeping Beauty, In the Valley of the Moon, I. Go Choruses, III. Round Dance, Tell Me, Marianne, Pumpkin-Eater's Little Fugue, III. Fast Swing, II. Sweet, Sleeping Beauty Overture, I. Air, III. Dance, Lover Man
Albums Tutti's Trumpets, Tutti's Trumpets and Trombones, The Exotic Rimsky-Korsakov, Bach Spectacular / Romantic Rachmaninoff, Bambalina, The Power and the Glory, The Vienna of Johann Strauss, The Golden Age of Light Music: Reflections of Tranquility, The Golden Age of Light Music: "Soloists Supreme", Swing Band Classics, The Golden Age of Light Music: Scenic Grandeur, Music for a Lazy Afternoon
Movies Summer Magic

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Music Department

Music Department

Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1965 TV Series vocal supervisor - 2 episodes
Summer Magic 1963 vocal supervisor
A Symposium on Popular Songs 1962 Short conductor / music arranger
Startime 1959-1960 TV Series musical director - 2 episodes
The Edsel Show 1957 TV Special conductor
The Alcoa Hour TV Series conductor - 1 episode, 1956 music arranger - 1 episode, 1956
The Vic Damone Show 1956 TV Series conductor
Ford Star Jubilee 1955 TV Series conductor - 1 episode
London Town 1946 musical director - as Salvador Camarata / orchestrator - as Salvador Camarata
Sing, Helen, Sing 1943 Short music arranger



42 2013 performer: "Lover Man Oh, Where Can You Be?"
The Burning Plain 2008 music: "No More" 1944 - as Toots Camarata
The Alcoa Hour 1956 TV Series performer - 1 episode
London Town 1946 arranger: "Moonlight on the Thames", "Daffodil Hill Ballet Music" - uncredited / performer: "Moonlight on the Thames", "Daffodil Hill Ballet Music" - uncredited



Academy Award Songs 1960 TV Movie as Tutti Camarata
Startime 1960 TV Series 1 episode
Accent on Love 1959 TV Movie as Tutti Camarata
London Town 1946 uncredited

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1962 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Soundtrack Album or Recording of Original Cast from Motion Picture or Television Babes in Toyland (1961)
1962 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Soundtrack Album or Recording of Original Cast from Motion Picture or Television The Parent Trap (1961)

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