In Memoriam

  • Allyn Ferguson

    Jun 15, 13 • 2524 Views • In Memoriam

      Allyn Ferguson, a prolific, Emmy-winning composer who co-wrote the themes for the popular TV series “Charlie’s Angels” and “Barney Miller,” has died. He was 85. Allyn Ferguson established himself as one of...

  • Clare Fischer

    Jun 15, 13 • 1351 Views • In Memoriam

    Clare Fischer (1928-2012), a Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger who crossed freely from jazz to Latin and pop music, has died. He was 83. Fischer died Thursday at Providence St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Burbank of complications from a...

  • Bob Florence

    Jun 15, 13 • 1236 Views • In Memoriam

    Bob Florence, 75, Pianist, Composer, Big-Band Leader Won Grammy, 2 Emmys by Don Heckman Los Angeles Times, May 20, 2008 Bob Florence, a pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader who won a Grammy and two Emmy awards in a career reaching back to the late...

  • Ian Fraser

    Jun 15, 13 • 1918 Views • In Memoriam

    Ian Fraser was born and educated in England. After five years army service in the Royal Artillery band and orchestra, as solo concert pianist, harpist, and military band percussionist, he began working as a pianist in London night clubs, theater and...

  • Danny Gould

    Jun 15, 13 • 1439 Views • In Memoriam

    Warners Bros. VP of music and resident musicologist Danny Gould died Nov. 4, 2910,  in Los Angeles due to complications from a stroke. He was 89.  Gould spoke to ASMAC members in August of 2005 and was highly thought of throughout the industry....

  • Earl Hagen

    Jun 14, 13 • 1244 Views • In Memoriam

    Earle Hagen was born on July 9, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Earle Harry Hagen. He is known for his work on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961), The Andy Griffith Show, Make Room for Daddy (1953) and Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964). He was married to Laura Roberts...

  • Dell Hake

    Jun 14, 13 • 1784 Views • In Memoriam

    Dell Hake received his BME and MME degrees from Drake University in 1966. He served four years in the Air Force with the Norad Cavalcade of Music Orchestra where he served as a pianist, trumpet player and staff arranger for the concert band and for the...

  • Jimmie Haskell

    Jun 14, 13 • 598 Views • In Memoriam

    JIMMIE HASKELL (1936- 2016), was a multi grammy winner, composer,arranger, conductor and music producer. He was the composer of 31 feature films, 32 TV movies, 445 TV episodes Jimmy’s music was also a featured segment of these theatrical feature...

  • Jack Hayes

    Jun 14, 13 • 1006 Views • In Memoriam

    February 18, 1949 – August 24, 2011 Jack was born in San Francisco, CA on February 8, 1919 and passed away in Coeur d’Alene, ID on August 24, 2011. Jack was a noted composer, arranger and orchestrator, working on over 200 Hollywood scores for...

  • Neal Hefti

    Jun 14, 13 • 946 Views • In Memoriam

    Neal Paul Hefti (October 29, 1922 – October 11, 2008) was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, and arranger. He wrote music for The Odd Couple movie and TV series and for the Batman TV series. He began arranging professionally in his teens, when he wrote...