SLEEVE: VG+ MEDIA: VG+ YEAR: Unknown Year ORIGIN: Japan EXTRAS: N/A
1956 album Paris at Midnight by Skitch Henderson, his piano his orchestra.
Skitch Henderson began as a classical musician, studying piano and conducting with Fritz Reiner and composition with Arnold Schoenberg, while attending Juilliard and UCLA's school of music. He realized that popular music was more lucrative and worked in radio and theater orchestras, eventually accompanying Judy Garland on tour.
He moved to LA and joined RCA Victor, working as a pianist and orchestrator. Axel Stordahl recruited him to replace the band's pianist and travel with Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey to record some of their biggest hits.