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Johnny Guarnieri (1917–1985)

Composer ("Whistle Stop"), pianist and author, educated at City College of New York. He was a dance-band pianist in the orchestras of George Hall and Benny Goodman, and harpsichordist in Artie Shaw's Gramercy Five in 1940 and 1941. In 1947 he formed his first group, and was the music director of the First Army on Governors Island in New York, also ... See full bio »
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The Morey Amsterdam Show
The Morey Amsterdam Show Music Department
An American Tail
An American Tail Italian Singer Mouse
After Hours
After Hours Himself


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 1986 An American Tail
Italian Singer Mouse (voice, uncredited)
 1983 Good-bye Cruel World
Player in Opera Sequence (as John Guarnieri)
 1961 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series)
Don Jose
- Episode #5.21 (1961) ... Don Jose
 1957 Tonight! America After Dark (TV Series)
 1940 Second Chorus
Piano Player (uncredited)
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 1986 An American Tail (featured vocalist - uncredited)
 1975 The Golden Age of Buster Keaton (Documentary) (musician: piano)
 1948-1949 The Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series) (orchestra leader - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1949) ... (orchestra leader)
- The New Year's Eve Special (1948) ... (orchestra leader)
 1940 Second Chorus (music arranger - uncredited)
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 2014 Reach Me (performer: "Basie English" - as John Albert Guarnieri)
 2011 Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Other Animated Titanic Movie (2011) ... (performer: "There Are No Cats in America" - uncredited)
 1986 An American Tail (performer: "There Are No Cats in America")
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... (performer: "Baby Won't You Please Come Home", "Basin Street Blues", "C Jam Blues", "Rose Room", "Stompin' at the Savoy" - uncredited)
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 1961 After Hours (Documentary short)
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series)
Himself - Pianist
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... Himself - Pianist
 1948-1950 The Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series)
Himself - Orchestra Leader / Himself - Pianist / Bandleader / ...
- Episode dated 12 November 1950 (1950) ... Himself - Pianist / Bandleader
- Episode #3.20 (1950) ... Himself - Pianist / Orchestra Leader
- Episode #3.13 (1950) ... Himself - Orchestra Leader
- Episode #3.12 (1950) ... Himself - Orchestra Leader
- Episode #3.11 (1950) ... Himself - Orchestra Leader

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Transcriptions: Paganini's "Perpetual Motion"; Wieniawski's "Scherzo Tarantelle".

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John Guarnieri

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