Re: OT: Tommy Tedesco / Wrecking crew
Posted by: Tommy-Denander ()
Date: March 22, 2013 06:51PM of THE biggest unsung heroes in the history of music!

I had the pleasure of knowing Tommy a little during my years in LA and i also did an interview with him not too long before he sadly passed away.

He is known in the studio world as the godfather of all session players and during the 60's and 70's he played on more albums, singles, movies, jingles etc than anyone else...from Beach Boys to Zappa to Sinatra to Elvis etc...the Godfather movies and most TV stuff you can imagine.

I asked him in the interview how many albums he had played on and in typical Tedesco humor (still serious!) he said "there is a book published about me from Mel Bay and they list about 15.000 (!) recordings...but i've mostly done movies haha

The Wrecking Crew was THE best gang of musicians ever...there is not a classic hit from the 50's and 60's they did not play on...and tons of huge stuff after that...the movie is amazing and made by Tommy's son Denny.

VERY cool movie...

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OT: Tommy Tedesco / Wrecking crew 375 Alex 03/22/2013 06:20PM
Re: OT: Tommy Tedesco / Wrecking crew263 Tommy-Denander 03/22/2013 06:51PM
Re: OT: Tommy Tedesco / Wrecking crew 185 Alex 03/22/2013 07:58PM
Re: OT: Tommy Tedesco / Wrecking crew 174 Tommy-Denander 03/23/2013 04:47AM
Re: OT: Tommy Tedesco / Wrecking crew 169 Alex 03/23/2013 06:30AM
Re: OT: Tommy Tedesco / Wrecking crew 126 gary191265 03/25/2013 12:20AM

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