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Michael Melvoin (1937–2012)

Michael Melvoin was born on May 10, 1937 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on The Good Shepherd (2006), The Big Town (1987) and Armed and Dangerous (1986). He was married to Sandra. He died on February 22, 2012 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Good Shepherd
The Good Shepherd Piano Player
The Big Town
The Big Town Composer
Armed and Dangerous
Armed and Dangerous Soundtrack
Ashanti Composer


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 2009 16 to Life (musician)
 2003 Frankie and Johnny Are Married (score performer: jazz piano - as Mike Melvoin)
 1978 The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (music arranger: songs - as Mike Melvoin)
 1974 The Parallax View (musician: keyboards - uncredited)
 1974 Busting (musician: keyboards - uncredited)
 1972 The Hot Rock (musician: keyboards - uncredited)
 1971 Klute (co-conductor - uncredited)
 1970 The Traveling Executioner (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1968 Bullitt (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1966 Grand Prix (musician: piano - uncredited)
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Pianist, keyboardist and organist, very popular in the 1960's and 70's accompanying top-flight recording artists from Leroy Vinnegar to Peggy Lee and Manhattan Transfer. One-time president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and thrice recipient of its Most Valued Player Award.

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