Russell Garcia

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Oakland, California, USA
Bandleader, conductor, trumpeter, composer, arranger and songwriter, educated at San Francisco State Teachers College and in private music study with Edmund Ross, Ernst Toch, Albert Coates, Ernst Krenek and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. He was a trumpeter in dance bands and composed, conducted and arranged for record companies and for NBC, where he was on the staff for four years. Joining ASCAP in 1957, his popular-song compositions include the instrumental "Adventures in Emotion". Read more...