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Remember Me? What's New? Styles Sound of Billy Vaughn. Results 1 to 9 of 9. Thread: Sound of Billy Vaughn. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Sound of Billy Vaughn I have for many years tried to duplicate the Fernando - Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra* - The Magical Sound Of Billy Vaughn tone quality of Saxophonist Billy Vaughn. He is noted for his Twin Saxophone Sound.
Billy Vaughn was a recording artist, arranger, producer etc I have tried to discover what mouthpiece and reed configuration he used. If anyone out there is a fan of Billy Vaughn please contact me. Alex Rene'. Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. Re: Sound of Billy Vaughn aexrenebigband, I will add some history that might help you.
And it appears that he did a lot Battalions - I - Between Two Worlds overdubbing to make the entire sound. From what I have read over the years, Billy Vaughn did not play sax on the recordings and I stand corrected if my understanding is in error.
He conducted the studio band. JSAXL aol. Bear Records. Gordon continued recording with Vaughn and retired from the music business in Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Gordon was a professional musician by the age of fifteen. Moving to New York inhe soon found steady work on radio and in nightclubs. In he signed a contract with the music department at Paramount Pictures and rapidly solidified his reputation as one of the most accomplished and versatile studio musicians in town.
Randy Wood thought it was going to be a big hit. I played the sax solo. It was going to be put out on a little 45rpm single, and we were wondering what the hell to put on the back. It was easy if I had a competent engineer who knew what he was doing and could set it up to suit me. I could not play wearing earphones, because I couldn't hear myself. What he had to do was set up a small speaker next to me that I could hear, and play the music very low.
I could hear what I had done on the first session, and then match it. I very carefully marked all my parts, like where did I take a breath, how long did I hold this note, how long did I hold the last note, and so forth.
I got to be pretty efficient at it. I could overdub an album in an hour. Occasionally, when they were pressed for time, they would have one of the other guys play the second part, but they really Alone Again - Dessie Young*, Ronald Wilson - Alone Again the sound of one guy playing both parts, which was fortunate for me. There is an entry for one Justin S. That could be our man.
At the age of three, he taught himself how to play the mandolin, the first of many instruments that he would go on to master. After the war, he pursued a career in music. They also appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show. Vaughn left the Hilltoppers in to become the music director with Dot Records. Over his forty year career, Vaughn sold more than million records worldwide.
He also recorded numerous hit albums, with 36 of his records entering the U. Billy Vaughn retired in and died in Between andhe featured an alto sax for the melody with a second alto sax a third away.
Supporting instruments always included four tenor saxes for the body, with a rhythm section, usually containing one or two guitars, a piano, drums, and bass. From aroundVaughn returned to the twin sax sound, but with a fuller orchestra.
He continued to record for Paramount when the management and name of Dot records changed. Grant, Joseph Kelson, Jr. I spent a week with the band on a tour of Japan and it was an absolute blast. Billy was funny. The band was mainly made up of cream of the crop studio musicians from LA.
They sight read the music so it was so easy for them that the tour was pretty much a shopping trip. One funny story - I was sitting in the back of the bus and the guys were doing some good-natured bitching about having to weat suit and ties. Concurrently, I had a pocket trumpet that I had brought along and the legendary Manny Klein, who was sitting next to me in the back seat, just Fernando - Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra* - The Magical Sound Of Billy Vaughn to play it and tease the rest of the band.
So just as Billy stepped on the bus, Manny knocked out a killin' Brave Bulls lick on the pocket trumpet to announce Billy's entrance, and everyone laughed. Billy was weating bangs Ish Kabibble style and a cashmere sweater. One of the guys who had been grumbling about wearing a suit and tie yelled, "Hey Billy - what's with the cashmere sweater?! Everyone looked at each other laughingly but also quizically.
Someone yelled, "What's a G. I hung out with Manny and Ray Triscari who introduced me to more vices than I care to recount. Oh, yeah, forgot - on the tour Billy played the vibes. Re: Sound of Billy Vaughn Gary, you have been fortunate to have toured with some of the greats! Those are the real life stories that we like to hear. Always good to hear from you. I need to clear one thing up, though. I was hanging with Manny and Ray, not Fernando - Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra* - The Magical Sound Of Billy Vaughn member of the band.
I met them as soon as they came into town and they took me under their wings. What's instructive is that all, and I mean all, of the guys I hung with accepted me immediately. They had no agendas, no one-upmanships. At Manny's insistance, I played duets with him in his hotel room. These guys were beautiful cats. Re: Sound of Billy Vaughn. At the end of his life he lived in San Diego. He did die insuccumbing to lung cancer. He is survived by his wife, Fern, and his son David. I came across your post while researching a little appreciation I am writing of my uncle.
It is Aint No Stopping - Dr. Alban - MP3 Collection to read about his work with Billy Vaughn and Dot records. I know very little about his work in that period other than the existence of "Justin Gordon Swings" which was prominently featured Fernando - Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra* - The Magical Sound Of Billy Vaughn the shelves of LP records in my childhood home.
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