And even better, he was an arranger for Count Basie. I had the chance to see the orchestra in the 1970's with Basie in a wheelchair. I sure he wasn't with Basie but he must have been a great arranger to wotk with such a fantastic Jazz Orchestra.
My original intention was to start a thread talking about all of the cancelled network shows that were going to have unaired episodes burned off over the summer. After reading through this week's TV thread, I figured it would have been useful.