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Sammy Nestico has been on the music scene for many years. It could be said that he’s the most well-known big band arranger on the scene and he has worked with Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Bing Crosby, Johnny Mercer and Toni Tennille, to name a very few. This recording’s opening track “Toni” was written for her, originally. For the first time, Sammy has
written new compositions and arrangements specifically for the Jazz Ambassadors.
The Jazz Ambassadors was formed in 1969 and is the official touring big band of the United States Army. Over the years, “America’s Big Band” has included many fine musicians that have gone on to further acclaim, including drummer Steve Gadd. Throughout the year, the band has a full schedule of concerts, touring, and recording.