Pete Candoli

Real Name:Walter Joseph Primo Candoli

American jazz trumpeter and arranger.
Born June 28, 1923 in Mishawaka, Indiana, USA.
Died January 11, 2008 in Studio City, California, USA.
Candoli got his first big break in 1941 when he joined Sonny Dunham And His Orchestra. After two years he moved on to play in New York in many bands, including Tex Beneke and Jerry Gray before moving to Los Angeles in 1952 for intensive studio work before to fronted his own band in the 1960s and formed a nightclub act in 1972.
Brother of trumpeter Conte Candoli.
Married to singers Betty Hutton, Edie Adams and actress Vicky Lane. , Wikipedia , Imdb , , , ,
Aliases:Cootie Chesterfield
In Groups:Art Pepper + Eleven, Bill Harris Septet, Bob Cooper Nonet, Bobby Troup And His Stars Of Jazz, Buddy Rich And His Orchestra, Dan Terry And His Orchestra, Dennis Farnon And His Orchestra, Dick Spencer Quintet, Elmer Bernstein & Orchestra, Gerry Mulligan Tentette, Henry Mancini And His Orchestra, Hot Rod Rumble Orchestra, Jerry Gray And His Orchestra, Johnny Richards And His Orchestra, Leith Stevens & His Orchestra, Les Brown And His Band Of Renown, Lionel Hampton And His All-Star Alumni Big Band, Louie Bellson Big Band, Marty Paich Big Band, Metronome All Stars
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