Pete Jolly

Pete Jolly (born Peter A. Ceragioli Jr., June 5, 1932 – November 6, 2004) was an American West Coast jazz pianist and accordionist. He was well known for his performance of television themes and various movie soundtracks.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1932 (New Haven), Died November 6, 2001 (Pasadena)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 10359 7/15/1957 I'll never say never again again Howard Lucraft instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 10360 7/15/1957 Larissa Howard Lucraft instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 10361 7/15/1957 Jazz for Gene Howard Lucraft instrumentalist, piano  


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