Marty Paich

Martin Louis Paich (January 23, 1925 – August 12, 1995) was an American pianist, composer, arranger, record producer, music director, and conductor. He came to prominence on the West Coast Jazz scene of the 1950s as both a pianist and a composer. Paich gradually stepped away from performing as a musician to work as a producer, composer, and arranger.

In a career spanning half a century, he worked in these capacities for Ray Charles, Glen Campbell, Neil Diamond, Sammy Davis Jr., Ella Fitzgerald, Rita Moss, Aretha Franklin, Stan Getz, Michael Jackson, Jack Jones, Stan Kenton, Art Pepper, Linda Ronstadt, Frank Sinatra, Spirit, Barbra Streisand, Mel Tormé, Johnny Rivers, and Sarah Vaughan. His son, David, is a founding member of the band Toto.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 23rd, 1925 (Oakland), Died August 12th, 1995 (Santa Ynez)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1952 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 53 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 6940 11/24/1952 Oh so good Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6965 12/5/1952 Solid as a stonewall, Jackson Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7104 3/24/1953 And the bull walked around, olay Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7105 3/24/1953 Tompkins Cove Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7106 3/24/1953 One-stop boogie Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7166 4/27/1953 Pale moon (An Indian love song) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7167 4/27/1953 Off the wall Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7168 4/27/1953 Later Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7481 11/30/1953 The creep Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7482 11/30/1953 Stop that dancing Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7483 11/30/1953 Oomp chuck Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 7484 11/30/1953 Coronado cruise Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8058 12/16/1954 Mulliganesque John Graas instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8059 12/16/1954 6/4 and even John Graas instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8060 12/16/1954 My buddy-1 John Graas instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8105 1/8/1955 Rogeresque John Graas instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8106 1/8/1955 12th Street rag John Graas instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8240 3/17/1955 I'm forever counting geigers Melrose Avenue Conservatory Chamber Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8241 3/17/1955 Id Melrose Avenue Conservatory Chamber Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8242 3/18/1955 Skip to my loot Melrose Avenue Conservatory Chamber Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8243 3/18/1955 Speak easy Melrose Avenue Conservatory Chamber Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8899 1/9/1956 Allegretto John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8900 1/9/1956 Friar tuck John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8901 1/9/1956 Pick yourself up John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8902 1/9/1956 Le chasse John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 53 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Paich, Marty," accessed May 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336093.

Paich, Marty. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336093.

"Paich, Marty." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336093

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