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Wednesday April 25th 2018

Live Performances

Carnegie Hall – A Phenomenal Success!

After 53 years, Nelson’s iconic arrangements for his Ella Fitzgerald Gershwin Songbook album are brought to life with resounding success. This evening a capacity crowd packed in to Carnegie Hall for this historic [Read More]

Film & TV

Route 66 Theme Awarded

Nelson Riddle was honored by the museum of television and radio in 1998 for his Route 66 [Read More]

And The Academy Award Goes To…

Nelson Riddle‘s score for the Great Gatsby won him the Academy Award in 1975. Andre [Read More]

Nelson Riddle Orchestra

Happy Birthday Nelson!

This day in 1921 Nelson Riddle was born in Bergen Co., New Jersey. Today we are celebrating his life and incredible musical legacy a little further south at the Jersey Shore where the family moved to give the [Read More]


Songs for Swingin’ Lovers!

This 1956 release found Sinatra and Riddle collaborating on a collection of upbeat, [Read More]

Cross Country Suite – 50 Years On

Nelson Riddle composed this series of pieces describing various areas of this country in [Read More]