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New Jersey Sinatra Event Celebrates Arranger Nelson Riddle
Although Nelson Riddle passed away thirty-eight years ago, on October 6, 1985, his music lives on, spanning generations, as he remains a prominent influencer in the music and recording industry.
This marvelous Sinatra-Riddle celebratory event honors the artistry of Nelson Riddle and Frank Sinatra, and will be held on Sunday, October 29th, 2023, from 2:30pm to 4pm, indoors with a seaside view, at the Avon Marina Building, 2 Main Street, Avon-By-The-
This is the first in a two-part series of intimate conversations with featured guest speaker, Christopher Riddle, about his dad,world-renowned arranger, composer and bandleader, Nelson Riddle, and his extraordinary collaboration with Frank Sinatra.
Christopher Riddle, son of Nelson, continues to keep the Riddle family musical legacy alive in story and song. As the acclaimed conductor/music director of The Nelson Riddle Orchestra, Christopher has led the band since his father's passing.
The Nelson Riddle Orchestra is often referred to as the "World's Most Recorded Orchestra." Nelson Riddle masterfully conducted the orchestra,arranging and recording over 100+ albums, accompanying the top vocalists of the 20th century including Frank Sinatra, Nat "King" Cole,Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Judy Garland, Linda Ronstadt and many more.
But it is Nelson's remarkable synergy with Frank Sinatra which was exceptionally noteworthy, as he was credited for reviving Sinatra's career with the Capitol recording and popular hit song, I've Got the World on a String. Quoting Frank Sinatra, "In the 1950's, Nelson Riddle and I wanted to record groups of songs that set a mood. We recorded wonderful, soulful, tender albums; as well as hot swinging ones."
Joining in the Sinatra-Riddle program festivities will be guest speaker and host, Brian Mark. Brian has spent over 30 years as the Executive Producer of Orange Productions' nationally syndicated radio show The Sounds of Sinatra with Sid Mark. His unique perspective
about his father, broadcast legend Sid Mark (who sadly passed away in 2022), and the long and loyal relationship Sid had with Frank Sinatra, will add to this memorable event.
Singing sensation and talented crooner, Zack Alexander, will open and close the show, performing a variety of Frank Sinatra songs, spotlighting the autumn season as well as Sinatra-Riddle tunes.
Advance tickets are required to attend. A code number is necessary to enter the ticket site to purchase.For code number and ticket info, contact producer Karen Morris at email@example.com
Page Updated Last on: Oct 08, 2023