Neal Hefti

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    Batman ThemeNeal Hefti
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    Batman TV Series Theme (1966)Neal Hefti
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    Champagne Promises (Boys Will Be Boys)Neal Hefti
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    Vikki (We Are Engaged, Aren't We?)Neal Hefti
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    Blues for Bertha (I'm Not Very Strong)Neal Hefti

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        One of the top jazz arranger/composers of the 1950s, Neal Hefti first wrote charts in the late '30s for Nat Towles. He contributed arrangements to the Earl Hines big band; played trumpet with Charlie Barnet, Horace Heidt, and Charlie Spivak (1942-1943); and toured with Woody Herman's First Herd (1944-1946), marrying Herman's singer Francis Wayne. It was with Herman that Hefti began to get a strong reputation, arranging an updated "Woodchopper's Ball" and "Blowin' Up a Storm," an... Read more

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