[Dixielandjazz] Woody Herman's Caldonia

Mike mike at railroadstjazzwest.com
Tue Jan 30 10:03:25 PST 2007

Oh yes, Sammy Nestico was(probably still is) used to be a big 
name for High school jazz band arrangements. My favorite was Hay 
Burner. I also remember doing an arrangement of Woody Herman's 
North Beach Breakdown. I don't remember if it was a Nestico 
arrangement or not but it was fun to play.


Steve Barbone wrote:
> on 1/30/07 12:29 PM, Ron Wheeler at ronald_wheeler at bellsouth.net wrote:
> Yes, that was a typo. I meant to type Sal Nestico, but was still spelling it
> wrong. Sal Nistico it is. BTW, Sal Nistico is arranger Sammy Nestico's
> younger cousin. Sammy had done HUNDREDS of arrangements including some for
> Basie as well as many for High School & College Jazz bands.
> Italians are always using different spellings. (barbone vs barboni) ;-) VBG
> Glad to see others who dig Woody Herman's various bands.
> Cheers,
> Steve Barbone
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