Jerry Fielding
Date of Birth
Jun 17, 1922
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA


Musically inclined from childhood (he was proficient at piano, sax and clarinet), Jerry Fielding became a pro at 17, as arranger for the Alvino Ray orchestra. While arranging for such Big Band leaders as Tommy Dorsey, Charlie Barnett and Kay Kyser, Fielding found time to take classes at CarnegieTech. After organizing his own jazz orchestra in 1954, he worked steadily in television, providing...