Best Orchestrations Michael Gibson, Steel Pier
Mr. Gibson has orchestrated over 50 musicals, four with Kander and Ebb. He received a Drama Desk Award for My One and Only and a nomination for Anything Goes. Mr. Gibson's other work includes cast albums, film scores, television specials and an evening of Ellington music for symphony orchestra.
Luther Henderson, Play On!
Mr. Henderson has composed, arranged and orchestrated or performed the musical direction for more than 50 Broadway shows, including Funny Girl, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music and Jelly's Last Jam. Mr. Henderson received an Emmy nomination for the Ain't Misbehavin' special and has recorded more than six albums for Columbia Records.
Don Sebesky and Harold Wheeler, The Life
Mr. Sebesky has done orchestrations for seven Broadway shows and five films. He has received seven Grammy nominations for his work as a recording artist and 15 Grammy nominations as a composer/arranger/producer. Mr. Wheeler has worked on Broadway as conductor of Promises, Promises and orchestrator for Dreamgirls. His other Broadway credits as orchestrator and music supervisor include Coco, Little Me, The Wiz, A Chorus Line, The Tap Dance Kid and Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music.
Jonathan Tunick, Titanic
Mr. Tunick has scored such Broadway landmark musicals as Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Nine, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum..., Passion and Promises, Promises. He has composed and conducted over 50 scores for film and television. Mr. Tunick is the recipient of Drama Desk, Emmy, Grammy and Academy Awards.