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Bob Florence (1932–2008)

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Came to prominence as an arranger for post swing-era big bands, notably that of Si Zentner in the 1960's. Also wrote for Buddy Childers, Sergio Mendes and blues singer Jimmy Witherspoon, among many others.

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 1985 Stick (composer: additional music)
 1981 Sharky's Machine (additional music arranger)
 1980 Linda in Wonderland (TV Movie) (music arranger)
 1978 The Wiz (orchestrator)
 1970 The Young Americans (TV Movie) (arrangements)
 1968 Mitzi (TV Movie) (music coordinator)
 1968 Sebastian (music arranger: songs - uncredited)
 1967 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (musical arrangements - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.14 (1967) ... (musical arrangements)
 1967 The Tiger Makes Out (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1966 The Andy Williams Show (TV Series) (additional musical arrangements - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.1 (1966) ... (additional musical arrangements)
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 2005 Monster-in-Law (performer: "Cowbells") / (writer: "Cowbells" - as Robert Florence)
 2001 The Anniversary Party (performer: "Cowbells") / (writer: "Cowbells" - as Robert Florence)
 1981 Sharky's Machine (as B. Florence, "Dope Bust" (Instrumental), "Sexercise" (Instrumental), "High Energy" (Instrumental))
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Came to prominence as an arranger for post swing-era big bands, notably that of Si Zentner in the 1960's. Also wrote for Buddy Childers, Sergio Mendes and blues singer Jimmy Witherspoon, among many others.

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