Pete Candoli Biography

American jazz trumpeter and arranger.

Born: June 28th 1923 in Mishawaka, Indiana, USA.

Died: January 11th 2008 in Studio City, California, USA.

Got his first big break in 1941 when he joined Sonny Dunham And His Orchestra. After 2 years he moved on to play in New York in many bands, including Tex Beneke and Jerry Gray before moving to Los Angeles in 1952 for intensive studio work before to fronted his own band in the '60s and formed a nightclub act in 1972.

He was the brother of Conte Candoli.

He has been married to singers Betty Hutton and Edie Adams (her third husband) and the actress Vicky Lane.

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