Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Doc Severinsen Biography (1927-)
Born Carl Hilding Severinsen, July 7, 1927, in Arlington, OR; son of Carl (adentist) and Minnie Mae Severinsen; married third wife, Emily Marshall, 1980;children: (first marriage) Nancy, Judy, Cindy; (second marriage) Robin, Allen.
- Birth Details
- July 7, 1927
- Arlington, Oregon, United States
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Band member and trumpet soloist, Steve Allen Show, NBC, 1954-55.
- Band member, The Tonight Show, NBC, 1962-67.
- Musical director, bandleader, and trumpet soloist, The Tonight Show, NBC,1967-92.
- Former host of The Midnight Special, NBC.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SPECIALS
- Host, The Big Band and All That Jazz, NBC, 1972.
Credits; TELEVISION WORK; SPECIALS
- Musical director, Dame Edna's Hollywood, NBC, 1993.
- Brass Roots, RCA, 1971.
- (With Henry Mancini) Brass on Ivory, RCA, c. 1972.
- Also recorded Facets, 1988; Doc, RCA; The Best of Doc Severinsen, RCA; IFeel Good, Juno; (with Gerry Mulligan) A Concert in Jazz, Verve; (with Mulligan) Concert Jazz Band '63, Verve; The Tonight Show Band with Doc Severinsen (includes "Johnny's Theme (The Tonight Show Theme)," c. 1986; The Tonight ShowBand with Doc Severinsen, Volume II, c. 1987; and Night Journey.
- Contemporary Musicians: Profiles of the People in Music, Volume 1, Gale,1989.
- People, December 19, 1988, p. 101.
- Saturday Evening Post, November, 1989, p. 64.