Sunday, February 7, 2016

RIP Jimmie Haskell

RIP Jimmie Haskell. American producer, composer, conductor, arranger and orchestrator Jimmie Haskell died the evening of February 4th in  Laguna Nigel, California. He was 79. Haskell was born Sheridan Pearlman in Brooklyn, NY on November 7, 1936 and was the composer, music supervisor, musical director, conductor, arranger and orchestrator of approximately 31 films, 32 TV movies and 445 TV episodes. He has also worked with over 20 symphony orchestras and numerous Broadway shows.

Throughout his career, Jimmie received 3 Grammy Awards, 1 Primetime Emmy Award, 2 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations and other awards. He composed, arranged, conducted and/or produced over 135 Gold and Platinum albums. He his also the winner of 3 Clio Awards, 2 Addy Awards and 1 Cable Car Award.

Jimmie worked on such well-known westerns as The Alamo, Zachariah and The Honkers.

HASKELL, Jimmie (Sheridan Peralman)
Born: 11/7/1926, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
Died: 2/4/2016, Laguna Nigel, California, U.S.A.

Jimmie Haskell’s westerns – orchestrator, composer, conductor:
The Alamo – 1960 [orchestrator]
The Gun Hawk [composer, conductor]
Apache Uprising – 1965 [composer]
Town Tamer – 1965 [composer]
Black Spurs – 1966 [composer]
Johnny Reno – 1966 [composer]
Waco – 1966 [composer]
Fort Utah – 1967 [composer]
Hostile Guns – 1967 [composer]
Red Tomahawk – 1967 [composer]
Arizona Bushwackers – 1968 [composer]
Buckskin – 1968 [composer]
Zachariah – 1971 [composer]
The Honkers – 1972 [composer]

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