Lennie Hayton

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

Albums

E 540 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
R2 74497 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
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 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 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 And The M-G-M Studio Orchestra* Lennie Hayton And The M-G-M Studio Orchestra* - Slaughter On Tenth Avenue (Single) MGM Records US 1951 Sell This Version
MGM-EPO-550 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
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
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 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
K30431 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 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