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Sunday April 20th 2014

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

The Nelson Riddle Orchestra… IS BACK!!!

Last night the Nelson Riddle Orchestra made the short hop to Monroe Township, NJ for the first in their 2010/11 season hosted by the Monroe Township’s Cultural Commission. The intimate setting brought out over 500 [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]