Top Gordon Jenkins Albums
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Plays His Own Compositions
Plays His Own Compositions
[2011]
Jerome Kern Melodies
Jerome Kern Melodies
[2011]
When You Wish Upon a Star
When You Wish Upon a Star
[2010]
Complete Manhattan Tower
Complete Manhattan Tower
[2010]
My Yiddishe Mama
My Yiddishe Mama
[2009]
In A Tender Mood
In A Tender Mood
[2008]
The Complete Manhattan Tower
The Complete Manhattan Tower
[2007]
Related Information for Gordon Jenkins
Gordon Hill Jenkins (12 May 1910 – 1 May 1984) was an American arranger who was an influential figure in popular music in the 1940s and 1950s, renowned for his lush string arrangements. Jenkins worked with the Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Judy Garland, Nat King Cole and Ella Fitzgerald, among other singers.Jenkins was born in Webster Groves, Missouri. He started his career doing arrangements for a St Louis radio station. He was then hired by Isham Jones, the director of a dance band known for its ensemble playing, and this gave Jenkins the opportunity to develop his skills in melodic scoring. He also conducted The Show Is On on Broadway.After the Jones band broke up in 1936, Jenkins worked as a freelance arranger and son... read more