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Antonio Luigi Salvatori

Born: 24 March 1935, Wheeling, West Virginia
Parents: Louis and Evelyn Salvatori

Bachelor of Music, Boston Conservatory;
Major, Trombone performance; Minor, Education.
Studied music at Muskingum College, U. S. Army Band Training Unit and Berklee School of Music (as it was named at that time).
Studied applied trombone with Douglas Haigwood, Joe Bennett, John Coffey, Joseph Oroscz, Davis Schuman and John Clark.

Military Service: 1958-1960
19th Army Band at Fort Dix, New Jersey

Bass Trombonist, Teacher, Conductor, Writer, Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator, Music Copyist, Ordained Christian Minister.
Also assisted Al Cass in developing the Number 5 Bass Trombone Mouthpiece.

AFM Local 802, New York, NY
AFM Local 142, Wheeling, WV

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Teaching History:
1955-1956: Music Instructor, Dexter City School, Dexter City, OH
1955-1956: Band Instructor, Pike School, Cambridge, OH
1963-1968: Music Instructor, Vernon Township School, Vernon, NJ
1964-1968: Band Instructor, Saint Agnes Cathedral, Rockville, NY
1970-1972: Producer and Broadcaster of Music Variety Programs at WTBQ-AM Radio in Warwick, NY
1971-1975: Band Instructor, Stonybrook School, Kinnelon, NJ
1976-1978: Jazz Workshop Instructor, Indian Hills High School, Oakland, NJ
1976-1978: Jazz Workshop Instructor, Ramapo College, Ramapo, NJ
Ceo Summer Music Camp at Oglebay Park, Wheeling, WV
1977-1978: Adjunct Professor of Trombone, Ramapo High School, Franklin Lakes, NJ
1979-1982: Adjunct Professor of Trombone, Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ
50+ Years: Instructing private pupils of all ages; single engagements as clinician or soloist or adjudicator at local, regional and state levels
6 Years: Directing various church choirs

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Performance History:
Soloist, Linsly Minstrels
Trombonist, The Cannonball Four
Head Bugler at Linsly Military Institute
Linsly Drum and Bugle Corps
Wheeling Youth Symphony
Wheeling Symphony Orchestra
Muskingum College Band
Muskingum College Orchestra
Muskingum College A Cappella and Chapel Choirs
Sophistikats Combo, Muskingum College
The Four Sparks Rock Band
Berklee School of Music Recording Band
Boston Conservatory Orchestra
North Jersey Philharmonic
Mark Heter Brass Band
Rivendell Brass Quintet
Orlando Concert Band
Moscow Classical Ballet
Warren Covington Dance Band
Les & Larry Elgart Dance Band
Ronn Metcalfe Dance Band (Ontario, Canada)
Ralph Marterie Dance Band
Buddy Morrow Dance Band
Urbie Green Dance Band
Frankie Lester / Billy May Dance Band
Richard Maltby Dance Band
Art Mooney Dance Band
Ralph Flannagan Dance Band
Jimmy Dorsey Dance Band
Chico Arnez Dance Band
Herb Pomeroy Jazz Band
Woody Herman Jazz Band
Duke Pearson Jazz Band
Clark Terry Jazz Band
Chris Swanson Jazz Band
Kai Winding Jazz Band
Boots Mussuli Jazz Band
Eddie Bert Sextet at New York Brass Conference
George Handy Jazz Band
Dick Peaslee Jazz Band
Dick Meldonian/Sonny Igoe Jazz Band
Manhattan Brass Choir Jazz Band
Buddy Rich Jazz Band
Tony Salvatori Quartet for The Space Coast Jazz Society
Don Scaletta Jazz Band
"Promises Promises" Broadway pit orchestra sub
"Anya" Broadway pit orchestra sub
"The Apple Tree" Broadway pit orchestra sub
"Hallelujah Baby" Broadway pit orchestra sub
"Jesus Christ Superstar" Broadway pit orchestra sub
"Pippin" Broadway pit orchestra
"Applause" Broadway pit orchestra sub
"Woman of the Year" Broadway pit orchestra sub
"Dancing" Broadway pit orchestra sub
"A Chorus Line" Broadway pit orchestra sub
"I Remember Mama" Broadway pit orchestra
"Debbie Reynolds" Broadway pit orchestra
New York's Copacabana staff show band
Westbury Music Fair staff show band
The Playboy Club staff show band, McAfee, New Jersey
Playhouse on the Mall staff show band in Paramus, New Jersey
40s In The 80s Concert Series
Nevele Hotel Staff Show Band
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus
Holiday On Ice
Ice Capades
Disney On Ice
Musicians and Music Teachers Recreational Jazz Band
S.S. Norway Staff Dance and Show Bands

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"Music From Muskingum", Muskingum College Orchestra, Recorded Publications
The Four Sparks, two singles (45rpm), ABC Paramount
"Jazz In the Classroom" Volumes VI and VII, Berklee School of Music
"Dancers' Choice", Ralph Marterie, UAL 3285
"Sound of the Times", Les & Larry Elgart, CS 0311
"Girl Watchers" Les & Larry Elgart, CL 2633
"Warm and Sensuous" Les & Larry Elgart, CS 9391
"That Old Time Religion" (45rpm EP), Manhattan Brass Choir, MBCEP-1
"Praise to The Living God", Manhattan Brass Choir, ABC 607
"The New York Jazz Sessions", Richie Pratt, ASR 1007
"Mark Heter Brass Band" MHS 7194K
"Let the Dance Go On", Lloyd Michels and Mistura, Fusion Records (45rpm and limited edition album at 33rpm)
"Living For the City", Lloyd Michels and Mistura, Fusion Records (45rpm and limited edition album at 33rpm)
"Life Is a Song Worth Singing", Lloyd Michels and Mistura, Fusion Records (45rpm and limited edition album at 33rpm)
"Certain Kind of Music", Lloyd Michels and Mistura, Fusion Records (45rpm and limited edition album at 33rpm)
"The Flasher" (45rpm)
"The Music of Gene Rowland", Dick Meldonian/Sonny Igoe Big Swing Band, CCD 141
"Swing Concerts 1980-1982", Dick Meldonian/Sonny Igoe Big Swing Band, CCD 73
"Jesus Christ Superstar" Original Cast Album, (Decca) MCA c5000
"Pippin" Original Cast Album, (Motown) M760
"Brighty of the Grand Canyon" Film Score
"Birth of a Band" Film Score
TV specials for Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus and the Kraft Music Hall
Jingles for Uneeda Appliances, Kruger Beer, Budweiser Beer, Salem Cigarettes, Plymouth Automobiles, Nationwide Insurance and the New York State Board of Tourism.
Don Scaletta's "The Jazz Project Band, Tribute to Stan Kenton", Volume 1

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Writing, Arranging and Composition:
Orchestral arrangements for Earl Summers, pit orchestra for The Linsly Minstrels 1951, 1952 and 1953.
Arrangement of Nursery Songs for the Shrine Circus (1953; first paid writing job).
"Music Compositions and Arrangements for Students"
"Uno Sforzo da Diversi", for the Church Of The Incarnation dedication ceremony in West Milford, NJ.
"Arrangements for Orchestra and Dance Band"
"An Elementary Instrumental Music Curriculum"
Various articles for Indian Hills Jazz Workshop journals in Oakland, NJ.
Jingle for Uneeda Appliances
"Bass Clef Solos and Duets", a book of 24 standard song arrangements published by Big Three Music Publishers, New York, New York.
Arrangement of "Mellow Groove" by Richie Pratt on his album, "The New York Jazz Sessions"

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Conducting History:
While a high-school senior, constructed, wrote music for and conducted "Prunella's Picture Book", a single presentation by the Youth Group at Thompson Methodist Church on Wheeling Island.
While attending Muskingum College, conducted the Ulster Club Chorus and the Brown Chapel Choir. Also formed, wrote music for and conducted the Ulster Quartette which performed Barbershop and Four Freshmen arrangements.
Choir Master at First Methodist Church, Caldwell, Ohio 1955-1956.
Choir Master at Church of the Incarnation Episcopal, West Milford, New Jersey 1968-1972.
Musicians' and Music Teachers' Recreational Jazz Band
The Maitland Orchestra and Chorus, Florida
DeLand Little Symphony, Florida
Music Director for the Helen Stairs Theater Group production of "Most Happy Fella" in Sanford, Florida

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