BUDDY BAKER: BIG BAND ARRANGER, DISNEY LEGEND, AND MUSICAL GENIUS (hardback)
Buddy Bakerwas Disney music. Mostly known as the composer of The Haunted Mansionsong and score, he also was a composer of films (Wicked Woman, The Fox andthe Hound), TV shows (the original Mickey Mouse Club), and numeroustheme park attractions (World of Motion, Wonders of China, Kitchen Kaberet,Impressions de France) around the globe.
From ahumble beginning in Springfield, Missouri, Buddy Baker began composing andarranging music at an early age. He worked for many of the top big bands, thenbegan arranging music on hit radio shows (The Bob Hope Show, The EddieCantor Show, The Jack Benny Program) before getting into film.
His 30+year career with the Walt Disney Company put him at the top of his field,working alongside many of the greats, including Walt Disney himself.
This is Buddy’sstory. Not a book on Disney music, but a tribute to one of the greatest musicalminds the world has ever known. His music will play on forever.
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