Sammy Nestico

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Sammy Nestico
Nestico in 2006
Nestico in 2006
Background information
Birth nameSamuel Louis Nistico
Born(1924-02-06)February 6, 1924
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedJanuary 17, 2021(2021-01-17) (aged 96)[1]
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Composer, arranger
Associated actsCount Basie

Samuel Louis Nistico (February 6, 1924 – January 17, 2021), better known as Sammy Nestico, was an American composer and arranger. Nestico was best known for his arrangements for the Count Basie orchestra.[2]

Nestico died on January 17, 2021 at the age of 96.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Fallece el arreglista Sammy Nestico (in Spanish)
  2. "Sammy Nestico | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links". AllMusic. Retrieved 2020-10-28.
  3. admin (2021-01-17). "American Composer and Arranger Sammy Nestico has Passed Away". Talk Zone. Retrieved 2021-01-17.