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Carnegie Hall – A Phenomenal Success!

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 performance with the New York Pops, Nelson Riddle [Read More]

Nelson Riddle Orchestra takes Los Angeles by storm… AGAIN!!!

Nelson Riddle Orchestra takes Los Angeles by storm… AGAIN!!!

October 23, 2010 – As the L.A. Jazz Festival drew to a close this evening, the Nelson Riddle Orchestra certainly pulled out all the stops to a rapturous response from the audience. It felt great to be back in Los Angeles again and this time with the full compliment of [Read More]

Studio Session Show, Asbury Park – March 4&5

Studio Session Show, Asbury Park – March 4&5

On March 4th & 5th last the Nelson Riddle Orchestra took to the stage for a very intimate series of shows that recaptured the essence of those iconic studio sessions. The with Christopher Riddle at the helm the show was an overwhelming success. With an audience capped [Read More]

Nelson Riddle Shows Sold Out

Nelson Riddle Shows Sold Out

November 13 & 14th saw Christopher Riddle and his sister Rosemary play host to capacity crowds at McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park. Sadly more than 200 hopeful concert goers were turned away to the sheer demand for the show and we hope that they will come back [Read More]

Cross Country Suite Hits Chicago

Cross Country Suite Hits Chicago

October, 2007 – Cross Country Suite, composed by Nelson Riddle, was performed by the Chicago Jazz Orchestra on October 7, 2007 at Northwestern University in Chicago. The guest soloist was Buddy DeFranco, who was the original solist on the album that won a Grammy in [Read More]

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Happy Birthday Nelson!

Happy Birthday Nelson!

This day in 1921 Nelson Riddle was born in Bergen Co., New Jersey. Today we are celebrating his life and [Read More]

Carnegie Hall – A Phenomenal Success!

Carnegie Hall – A Phenomenal Success!

After 53 years, Nelson’s iconic arrangements for his Ella Fitzgerald Gershwin Songbook album are [Read More]

Celebrating Ella at Carnegie Hall

Celebrating Ella at Carnegie Hall

We are hard at work preparing the for our historic event on March 16th at Carnegie Hall. Together with the [Read More]

Holiday Issue Letter by Keith Pawlak

Holiday Issue Letter by Keith Pawlak

One of the most striking qualities about Nelson Riddle was his ability to remain musically active during [Read More]

Kickstarting the Nelson Riddle Orchestra’s bid for WOMEX

Kickstarting the Nelson Riddle Orchestra’s bid for WOMEX

The Nelson Riddle Orchestra has, for the past three years, been in redevelopment by the Riddle family and we [Read More]

The Witty Composer

The Witty Composer

(Nelson Riddle Appreciation Society “Nelson’s Notes” ARCHIVES, May 2009) by Alphonso [Read More]

ARCHIVES: The Riddle/Schwartz Interview

ARCHIVES: The Riddle/Schwartz Interview

by Warren Schroeger The year was 1982: The Cardinals win the World Series, a first class stamp costs 20 [Read More]

ARCHIVES: GEM OF A CLIP

ARCHIVES: GEM OF A CLIP

(Nelson Riddle Appreciation Society “Nelson’s Notes” ARCHIVES, May 2009) By Vernise Elaine [Read More]

ARCHIVES: Music vet Alan Livingston dies at 91

ARCHIVES: Music vet Alan Livingston dies at 91

(Nelson Riddle Appreciation Society “Nelson’s Notes” ARCHIVES, May 2009) Posted: Fri., Mar. [Read More]

ARCHIVES: 50 Years Ago  by Alan Wright

ARCHIVES: 50 Years Ago by Alan Wright

(Nelson Riddle Appreciation Society “Nelson’s Notes” ARCHIVES, May 2009) [Read More]