Lennie Hayton

Real Name:
Leonard George Hayton
Profile:
Jewish American composer, conductor, arranger and pianist.

b. February 13, 1908 (New York, NY, USA)
d. April 24, 1971 (Palm Springs, CA, USA)

Starting out as a jazz pianist, he played with Spencer Clark (2) in the Little Ramblers ('26), Cass Hagen ('27), and Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra ('28-30). He also appeared on a number of recordings due this time with musicians such as Frankie Trumbauer, Bix Beiderbecke, Red Nichols, and Joe Venuti.

During the '30s he was musical director of Bing Crosby's radio show and led his own orchestra. He went on to be musical director at MGM Studios, Hollywood ('40-53) and for Lena Horne ('50s & '60s), who he married in '47.
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Lennie Hayton Discography Tracks

Albums

MGM 1, MGM-1 Lennie Hayton - Till The Clouds Roll By album art Jerome Kern / MGM Studio Orchestra And Chorus*, Lennie Hayton Jerome Kern / MGM Studio Orchestra And Chorus*, Lennie Hayton - Till The Clouds Roll By(4xShellac, 10", Album) MGM Records, MGM Records MGM 1, MGM-1 US 1947 Sell This Version
E 540 Lennie Hayton - Slaughter On Tenth Avenue And Other Ballet Music From Motion Pictures album art Lennie Hayton And Herbert Stothart Conducting The M-G-M Studio Orchestra* Lennie Hayton And Herbert Stothart Conducting The M-G-M Studio Orchestra* - Slaughter On Tenth Avenue And Other Ballet Music From Motion Pictures(10", Album) MGM Records E 540 US 1951 Sell This Version
R-25025 Lennie Hayton - Jamaica album art Lennie Hayton Jamaica(LP, Album) Roulette R-25025 US 1958 Sell This Version
AK 47025 Lennie Hayton - Good News album art Lennie Hayton, Conrad Salinger Lennie Hayton, Conrad Salinger - Good News(CD, Album) Sony Music Entertainment AK 47025 US 1991 Sell This Version
R2 74497 Lennie Hayton - Singin' In The Rain: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Deluxe Edition) album art Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, The MGM Studio Orchestra* Conducted By Lennie Hayton Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, The MGM Studio Orchestra* Conducted By Lennie Hayton - Singin' In The Rain: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Deluxe Edition)(2xCD) Rhino Movie Music, TCM Turner Classic Movies Music R2 74497 US 2002 Sell This Version
Lennie Hayton - Singin' In The Rain (The Original MGM Sound Track Album) album art Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, The MGM Studio Orchestra* Conducted By Lennie Hayton Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, The MGM Studio Orchestra* Conducted By Lennie Hayton - Singin' In The Rain (The Original MGM Sound Track Album) (Album) MGM Records US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Album 388 Lennie Hayton - Decca Presents Selections From The Harvey Girls album art Judy Garland, Kenny Baker (2), Virginia O'Brien Orchestra And Chorus Under The Direction Of Lennie Hayton Judy Garland, Kenny Baker (2), Virginia O'Brien Orchestra And Chorus Under The Direction Of Lennie Hayton - Decca Presents Selections From The Harvey Girls(3xShellac, 10") Decca Album 388 US 1945 Sell This Version
7742 Lennie Hayton - You Are My Lucky Star / You Were Meant For Me album art Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, lennie hayton Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, lennie hayton - You Are My Lucky Star / You Were Meant For Me(Shellac, 10", Single) MGM Records 7742 Italy 1950 Sell This Version
Lennie Hayton - Slaughter On Tenth Avenue album art Lennie Hayton And The MGM Studio Orchestra* Lennie Hayton And The MGM Studio Orchestra* - Slaughter On Tenth Avenue (Single) MGM Records US 1948 Sell This Version
MGM-EPO-550 Lennie Hayton - Slaughter On Tenth Avenue album art Lennie Hayton And The MGM Studio Orchestra* Lennie Hayton And The MGM Studio Orchestra* - Slaughter On Tenth Avenue(7", EP) MGM Records MGM-EPO-550 Australia 1952 Sell This Version
Lennie Hayton - Singin' In The Rain / All I Do Is Dream Of You album art Gene Kelly With Lennie Hayton And The MGM Studio Orchestra* Gene Kelly With Lennie Hayton And The MGM Studio Orchestra* - Singin' In The Rain / All I Do Is Dream Of You (Single) MGM Records Sweden 1952 Sell This Version
Lennie Hayton - Where Or When / The Lady Is A Tramp album art Lena Horne With Lennie Hayton And M-G-M Studio Orchestra, The* Lena Horne With Lennie Hayton And M-G-M Studio Orchestra, The* - Where Or When / The Lady Is A Tramp MGM Records UK 1952 Sell This Version
EPB-1028-2, EPB 1028-2 Lennie Hayton - Lena Horne At The Waldorf Astoria album art Lena Horne With Nat Brandwynne's Orchestra* Conducted By Lennie Hayton Lena Horne With Nat Brandwynne's Orchestra* Conducted By Lennie Hayton - Lena Horne At The Waldorf Astoria(7", EP) RCA, RCA EPB-1028-2, EPB 1028-2 Norway 1957 Sell This Version
MGM 6505 Lennie Hayton - Singin' In The Rain / Good Morning album art Gene Kelly With Lennie Hayton And The MGM. Studio Orchestra* Gene Kelly With Lennie Hayton And The MGM. Studio Orchestra* - Singin' In The Rain / Good Morning(Shellac, 10") MGM Records MGM 6505 Denmark Unknown Sell This Version
MGM. 6025 Fred Astaire With The M-G-M Studio Orchestra* Conducted By Lennie Hayton Fred Astaire With The M-G-M Studio Orchestra* Conducted By Lennie Hayton - They Can't Take That Away From Me / Shoes With Wings On(Shellac, 10") MGM Records MGM. 6025 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version
MGM 5096 Lennie Hayton - Singin' In The Rain / All I Do Is Dream Of You album art Gene Kelly With Lennie Hayton And The MGM. Studio Orchestra* Gene Kelly With Lennie Hayton And The MGM. Studio Orchestra* - Singin' In The Rain / All I Do Is Dream Of You(Shellac, 10") MGM Records MGM 5096 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
K30431 Lennie Hayton - Who / Look For The Silver Lining album art Judy Garland With Lennie Hayton And MGM Studio Orchestra Judy Garland With Lennie Hayton And MGM Studio Orchestra - Who / Look For The Silver Lining(7", Single) MGM Records K30431 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

81/82 Lennie Hayton - The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band Era album art Red Norvo / Ben Pollack / Jimmy Grier / Lennie Hayton Red Norvo / Ben Pollack / Jimmy Grier / Lennie Hayton - The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band Era(2xLP, Comp, Red + Box) The Franklin Mint Record Society 81/82 US 1984 Sell This Version
FSR-CD 525 Lena* Conductor Marty Paich, Lennie Hayton Lena* Conductor Marty Paich, Lennie Hayton - Lena Sings Your Requests / Like Latin(CD, Comp) Fresh Sound Records FSR-CD 525 Europe 2008 Sell This Version