arranger arranger  /ə ˈreɪn dʒər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
  2. (n) a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance

Usage(s):

  1. He is a record producer, entertainment mogul, writer, arranger, designer, actor, singer and three-time Grammy Awardwinning rapper.
  2. Robertson is listed as the writer or arranger of seven songs; the remaining 12 are credited to various members of the Red Road Ensemble.
  3. In the late 1940s, Davis teamed up for the first of his epochal collaborations with arranger Gil Evans.

News

  1. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Kenny Barron: Brazilian Knights

    Pianist Kenny Barron's first bossa nova album —West Side Story Bossa Nova —was recorded in March 1963. The session was led by Barron's older brother Bill, a gifted arranger and saxophonist.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: All About Jazz

  2. Lancaster Insurance Announce New Motorhome and RV Scheme for Enthusiasts

    The well-known classic car insurance arranger Lancaster Insurance is now opening its doors to the motorhome and RV insurance market. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10839579.htm
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. GENERAL MUSIC INDUSTRY: Dizzy with Ernie's Almost Big Band

    A few weeks ago, a Danish film went up on YouTube featuring Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie 1917 - 1993 trumpet with saxophonist-arranger Ernie Wilkins Ernie Wilkins 1922 - 1999 arranger ' Almost Big Band in 1983. What makes this film fascinating is the behind-the-scenes banter and rehearsal in advance of their concert at the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: All About Jazz

Quotes

  1. The dance music arranger is "the unsung hero of a Broadway show, and Peter was the greatest dance arranger," the Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman said in an interview on Wednesday. "All other arrangers today measure...
    on May 3, 2008 By: Susan Stroman Source: New York Times

  2. "Quincy is the biggest producer, composer and arranger of the 20th century. Nobody can match the spectrum of music -- African, Blues, Gospel, Brazil," Nobs said.
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Claude Nobs Source: Washington Post

  3. "I explored a few different ideas for arrangements using only homemade instruments [and] choral groups," Gabriel says on his Web site (PeterGabriel.com). "But in the meantime, [I] was introduced to a wonderful arranger, John Metcalfe, who was...
    on Jan 2, 2010 By: Peter Gabriel Source: Billboard

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pivotal pivotal
/ˈpɪ və təl /