The Man Who Made Frank Swing

Martin Koch tells the story of the man whose swinging rhythms and thrilling sounds reignited Frank Sinatra's career in the 1950s - his arranger, Nelson Riddle.

George Roberts, bass trombonist in the band for all the great albums - Songs for Swingin' Lovers, In The Wee Small Hours, Only the Lonely - recalls the recording sessions, while Nelson's son Christopher adds his personal recollections of his father.

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Martin Koch tells the story of the man whose swinging rhythms and thrilling sounds reignited Frank Sinatra's career in the 1950s - his arranger, Nelson Riddle.

George Roberts, bass trombonist in the band for all the great albums - Songs for Swingin' Lovers, In The Wee Small Hours, Only the Lonely - recalls the recording sessions, while Nelson's son Christopher adds his personal recollections of his father.

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Martin Koch tells the story of the man whose swinging rhythms and thrilling sounds re-ignited Frank Sinatra's career in the 1950s - his arranger, Nelson Riddle.

George Roberts, bass trombonist in the band for all the great albums - including Songs for Swingin' Lovers, In the Wee Small Hours and Only the Lonely - recalls the recording sessions, while Nelson's son Christopher adds his personal recollections of his father.