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Sebesky, Don

Don Sebesky is one of the most talented and respected composer-arrangers in music today. His sensitivity and versatility have enabled him to produce an enormous body of work, wide in scope, ranging from jazz (Chet Baker, Paul Desmond, Wes Montgomery) to symphonic (Boston Pops, New York Philharmonic, Toronto Symphony) to pop (Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Audra McDonald) to commercials (Hallmark, General Electric, Hershey’s) to Broadway (PARADE, THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES, revivals of FLOWER DRUM SONG, and KISS ME, KATE).

As a recording artist, and through his collaborations with other artists, he has received 25 Grammy nominations (3 time winner), 3 Tony nominations (winner, KISS ME KATE), 2 Drama Desk Awards, 3 Emmy nominations and 4 Clio Awards.

He is the author of the best selling orchestration book, The Contemporary Arranger.