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Leon Pendarvis

Leon Pendarvis is known for his work on Saturday Night Live (1975), Pretty in Pink (1986) and Saturday Night Live 25 (1999). See full bio »
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Hide Hide Show Show Music department (9 credits)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (conductor - 169 episodes, 1981 - 2014) (musical director - 94 episodes, 1999 - 2014) (musician - 3 episodes, 1983 - 1992)
- Bill Hader/Hozier (2014) ... (conductor: The Live Band) / (musical director)
- Sarah Silverman/Maroon 5 (2014) ... (conductor: The Live Band) / (musical director)
- Chris Pratt/Ariana Grande (2014) ... (conductor: The Live Band) / (musical director)
- Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) ... (conductor: The Live Band) / (musical director)
- Charlize Theron/The Black Keys (2014) ... (conductor: The Live Band) / (musical director)
 2014 SNL Sports Spectacular (TV Movie) (musical director)
 2014 Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season (TV Movie) (conductor: The Live Band) / (musical director)
 2013 Saturday Night Live: Halloween (TV Movie) (musical director)
 2006 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (Video) (musical director)
 2003 Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special (TV Movie) (conductor) / (musical director)
 1999 Saturday Night Live 25 (TV Special documentary) (conductor: The Live Band)
 1986 Pretty in Pink (orchestrator - as L. Leon Pendarvis)
 1975 The Tiny Tree (TV Short) (music arranger: theme song) / (music producer: theme song)
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 2002 On Stage at the Kennedy Center: The Mark Twain Prize (TV Movie)
G.E. Smith Band
 1999 Man on the Moon
Saturday Night Live Band
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000
Stripster Band
 1978 The Wiz
The Wiz Singers Adult Choir (voice, uncredited)
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 2010 Passion Play (as L. Leon Pendarvis, "Memories of Jilly Bean") / (performer: "Memories of Jilly Bean" - as L. Leon Pendarvis)
 1975 The Tiny Tree (TV Short) (arranger: "To Love And Be Loved", "When Autumn Comes") / (producer: "To Love And Be Loved", "When Autumn Comes")
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 1993 Aretha Franklin: Duets (TV Special)
 1986 America
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 1998 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
- Episode dated 5 January 1998 (1998) ... Himself
 1994 The 36th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Peg (1983). A Musical Autobiography. Book by Peggy Lee. New lyrics by Peggy Lee. New music by Paul Horner. Musical Director: Larry Fallon. Vocal arrangements by Ray Charles. Music orchestrated by Artie Butler, Larry Fallon [final Broadway credit], Dominic Frontiere, Willis Holman [credited as Bill Holman], Gordon Jenkins, ... See more »

Alternate Names:

L. Leon Pendarvis | Leroy Leon Pendarvis

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