Don Sebesky

arranger, conductor, orchestrator, trombone, producer, strings, instrument arranger, electric piano, piano

Sample recordings


Top collaborators

Artist name Roles Recordings
Wes Montgomery
Stan Kenton
Paul Desmond alto saxophone Song to a Seagull, Vocalise
Hubert Laws
Astrud Gilberto

Collaborators on this artist's recordings

Artist name Roles Recordings
Paul Desmond alto saxophone Song to a Seagull, Vocalise
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) bass Song to a Seagull, Vocalise
Milt Jackson vibraphone Vocalise
Rudy van Gelder engineer Song to a Seagull, Vocalise
Creed Taylor producer Song to a Seagull, Vocalise
Jack DeJohnette drums Song to a Seagull, Vocalise
Mark Wilder mix Song to a Seagull, Vocalise
Charles Libove violin Vocalise
Al Brown (violin) violin Vocalise
Al Rubin trumpet Vocalise
Alan Raph bass trombone Vocalise
Alan Shulman (cellist and composer) cello Vocalise
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) piano Vocalise
Charles McCracken cello Vocalise
David Nadien violin Vocalise
Earl Chapin French horn Vocalise
Elliot Rosoff violin Vocalise
Emanuel Green violin Vocalise
Garnett Brown trombone Vocalise
Gene Orloff violin Vocalise
George Marge flute Vocalise
George Ricci cello Vocalise
Harold Kohon violin Vocalise
Harry Cykman violin Vocalise
Harry Glickman violin Vocalise
Harry Lookofsky violin Vocalise
Homer Mensch double bass Vocalise
Irving Spice (violinist, concertmaster and strings) violin Vocalise
James Buffington French horn Vocalise
Jerry Dodgion flute Vocalise
Joe Malin violin Vocalise
Joe Shepley trumpet Vocalise
Max Ellen violin Vocalise
Paul Faulise (American jazz trombone player, based in New Jersey, USA.) bass trombone Vocalise
Paul Gershman violin Vocalise
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) flute Vocalise
Randy Brecker trumpet Vocalise
Romeo Penque flute Vocalise
Seymour Barab cello Vocalise
Warren Covington trombone Vocalise
Wayne Andre trombone Vocalise

Work on other artists' recordings

Artist name Roles Recordings
Wes Montgomery arranger, conductor A Day in the Life, A Quiet Thing, Angel, Bumpin’, California Dreaming, California Nights, Con Alma, Down Here on the Ground, Eleanor Rigby, Fly Me to the Moon, Georgia on My Mind, Goin' on to Detroit, Green Leaves of Summer, Green Peppers, Greensleeves, Here’s That Rainy Day, I Say a Little Prayer for You, I'll Be Back, Just Walkin’, Know It All, Mi Cosa, More, More, Amor, Mr. Walker, Musty, My One and Only Love, Oh You Crazy Moon, Road Song, Scarborough Fair / Canticle, Serene, South of the Border, Sun Down, Sunny (alternate take), Tear It Down, The Fox, The Joker, The Other Man's Grass Is Always Greener, The Shadow of Your Smile, Trust in Me, Up and at It, Watch What Happens, When I Look in Your Eyes, When a Man Loves a Woman, Where Have All the Flowers Gone, Willow Weep for Me, Wind Song, Winds of Barcelona, Windy, Yesterday
Stan Kenton trombone Adios, Aqua Marine, Artistry in Bossa Nova (a.k.a. Artistry in Bolero), Artistry in Rhythm, Cha Cha Chee Boom, Cha Cha Sombrero, Chocolate Caliente, Concerto to End All Concertos, Django, I Get Along Without You Very Well, Ill Wind, Interlude, Jump for Joe, Lazy Afternoon, Loco-Nova, Lonely Woman, Mexican Jumping Bean, Mission Trail, Opus in Chartreuse Cha-Cha-Cha, Opus in Pastels, Siesta, The Meaning of the Blues, The Thrill Is Gone, When Sunny Gets Blue, Willow Weep for Me
Paul Desmond arranger, conductor America, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Cecilia, El condor pasa, For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her, I'm Old Fashioned, Mrs. Robinson, Nuages, Old Friends, Romance de Amor, Scarborough Fair / Canticle, Skylark, So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright, Squeeze Me, Take Ten, The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy), Was a Sunny Day
Hubert Laws arranger, conductor Allegro from Concerto No. 3 in D, Amazing Grace, Fire and Rain, Flute Sonata in F, Let Her Go, Malagueña (Arr., Donsebesky), Morning Star, No More, Passacaglia In C Minor, Passacaglia in C minor, Theme from Love Story, What Do You Think of This World Now?, Where Is the Love, Windows / Fire And Rain (Medley)
Astrud Gilberto arranger, conductor A banda (Parade), Bossa na praia (Beach Samba), I Had the Craziest Dream, In My Life, Misty Roses, My Foolish Heart, Never My Love, Non-Stop to Brazil, Sing Me a Rainbow, The Bare Necessities, The Gentle Rain, The Shadow of Your Smile (Love Theme from the Sandpiper), Where Are They Now?
Larry Coryell arranger Angel on Sunset, Fallen, I Remember Bill, Inner City Blues, Misty, Monk's Corner, Never Never, Pieta, Stardust, Stella by Starlight, The Moors, Thus Spoke Z, Westerly Wind
John Pizzarelli arranger, conductor, producer Avalon, Dream, Have Another One, Not Me, Honey Pie, Kalamazoo, Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Little Girl, Nina Never Knew, Our Love Is Here To Stay, Rhythm Is Our Business, Say Hey Kid, Snowfall, The Day I Found You ('The Pollywog Song')
Chet Baker arranger, conductor, producer, electric piano Autumn Leaves, El Morro, Funk in Deep Freeze, It's You or No One, Love for Sale, My Future Just Passed, She Was Too Good to Me, Tangerine, Un poco loco, What'll I Do, With a Song in My Heart, You Can't Go Home Again
George Benson arranger, conductor California Dreaming, Chatanooga Choo Choo, Don't Let Me Lose This Dream, El Mar, Face It Boy, It's Over, Footin' It, Last Train to Clarksville, Little Train, Shape of Things That Are and Were, Shape of Things to Come, Theme From Summer of '42, White Rabbit
Maynard Ferguson arranger, trombone Antony and Cleopatra Theme, Back In The Satellite Again, Lonely Time (aka Velvet), Naked City Theme, Night Life (aka Five Spot After Dark), Oleo, One O'Clock Jump, Starfire, Stella by Starlight, Take the "A" Train, The Mark of Jazz
Dizzy Gillespie arranger, conductor Ann, Wonderful One, Both Sides Now, Get Back, Lorraine, Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet, My Cherie Amour, Oh Happy Day, Tango-Rine, The Windmills of Your Mind, Yesterday's Dream
Charlie Mariano arranger, conductor, producer Deep in a Dream, Goodbye, I Feel Pretty, Portrait of an Artist, Pretty Little Nieda, The Shout, The Song Is You, The Wind, To Taiho
Stanley Turrentine arranger, producer A Luta Continue, Caravan, I Remember Bill, If I Could, June Bug, Marvin's Song, Maybe September, The Avenue
Freddie Hubbard arranger, conductor In a Mist, Naturally, Naturally (alternate take), Polar AC, Povo, Sky Dive, The Godfather
Ron Carter conductor, orchestrator 12 + 12, Ballad, One Bass Rag, Pastels, Woolaphant
Airto Moreira arranger Creek (Arroio), Flora’s Song, Free, Jequie, Lucky Southern, Return to Forever, So Tender
Milt Jackson arranger, conductor For Someone I Love, People Make the World Go Round, SKJ, Sunflower, What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life
~AR~ orchestrator Big John, Dedicated to the One I Love, I Met Him on a Sunday, Mama Said (reprise), Tonight's the Night
ZZ Ward orchestrator Baby It's You, Dedicated to the One I Love (finale), Dedicated to the One I Love (reprise), Mama Said, Soldier Boy
Esther Phillips instrument arranger Baby, I'm for Real, From a Whisper to a Scream, Home Is Where the Hatred Is, That's All Right With Me, To Lay Down Beside You
Subservance orchestrator Duke of Earl, Shout, Since I Don't Have You, You're So Fine, You've Really Got a Hold on Me
Mandy Patinkin orchestrator Hey, Tsigelekh, Rabbi Elimeylekh, Raisins and Almonds, Yome, Yome
Randy Weston arranger Ganawa (Blue Moses), Ifrane, Marrakesh Blues, Night in Medina
Earl Klugh arranger, conductor (Theme from "The outsiders") Stay gold, A certain smile, Theme from "Picnic", Theme from "The pawnbroker"
Barry Manilow arranger, conductor Angel Eyes, My Kind of Town, You Make Me Feel So Young
Dionne Warwick arranger, conductor This Girl Is in Love With You, Wanting Things, Where Is Love
Richard Stoltzman arranger Adeste Fideles / Gesu Bambino, Silent Night
Manny Ribera orchestrator Curtain Call: I Say a Little Prayer / Shout / Twist and Shout, Opening: Mr. Lee / Book of Love / Rockin' Robin
Mr.What? orchestrator Louie Louie, Rhythm of the Rain
Buddy Rich arranger Big Mama Cass
Mack Manuel arranger Here You Come Again
Stephen Sondheim arranger A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Comedy Tonight "Symphonic Sondheim"
Jim Hall arranger, conductor You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
Thomas J. Marolda orchestrator American Patrol
Vertical Mode orchestrator He's So Fine
Walo orchestrator Our Day Will Come
Animato orchestrator The Dark End of the Street
Msylirik arranger Fan It Janet
ON3 orchestrator It's My Party
Jackie & Roy arranger, conductor Summer Song / Summertime
F. Carchak & Solo arranger Tangerine
Gerlinde Bachinger arranger Song of India
Michael Bublé arranger Feeling Good
Cyndi Lauper arranger, conductor Unchained Melody