Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Richard Hayman - Vera Cruz

In addition to RnB 78s, dad's collection included the occasional orchestral record.
Richard Hayman (born March 27, 1920) is an American arranger, harmonica player, and conductor.
Hayman started out as a player and arranger for the Borrah Minnevitch Harmonica Rascals before becoming an arranger for Metro-Goldwyn-MayerGirl Crazy, Meet Me in St. Louis, and Thousands Cheer. From 1945-1950, he was musical director for the Vaughn Monroe Orchestra. studios during the early 1940s. He did arrangements (often uncredited) for the MGM films
In the 1950s and 60s, Hayman recorded a series of records for Mercury.

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