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Frank Foster (IV) (1928–2011)

Composer ("Shiny Stockings"), arranger, saxophonist and publisher, educated at Wilberforce University. He was a saxophonist in the Detroit area between 1949 and 1951, then served in the US Army during the Korean War. In 1953, he joined the Count Basie orchestra as a saxophonist, composer and arranger, remaining until 1964. He also did freelance ... See full bio »

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Known For

Mulholland Falls
Mulholland Falls Soundtrack
(1996)
Rush Hour 2
Rush Hour 2 Soundtrack
(2001)
Melanie
Melanie Soundtrack
(1982)
The Bulls' Night Out
(2000)

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 2012 Paris-Manhattan (writer: "Back to the Apple' - as Frank B. Foster)
 2001 Rush Hour 2 (writer: "Shiny Stockings")
 1996 Mulholland Falls (writer: "Who Me?")
 1982 Melanie (performer: "Shiny Silk Stockings") / (writer: "Shiny Silk Stockings")
 1961 The Errand Boy (music: "Blues in Hoss' Flat" - uncredited)
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 2010 Shiny Stockings (Documentary)
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 1986 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Bandleader - Count Basie Orchestra
- Golden Anniversary (1986) ... Bandleader - Count Basie Orchestra
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 2010 Shiny Stockings (Documentary)
 1956 Basin Street Revue
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