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Emmy-winning composer Pete Rugolo passed away

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The one-time jazz star, who fronted his own group in the 1950s, was renowned as one of the finest arrangers in the business and became jazz great Stan Kenton's maestro. He also signed Miles Davis to Capitol Records and produced his masterpiece Birth of the Cool.But the Sicilian-born Rugolo is perhaps best known for his TV themes for The Fugitive and Run for Your Life.

 Voodoo Rhapsody composed by Pete Rugolo. From the "Papa Benjamin" episode of THRILLER (1961) :   http://youtu.be/n8pXe9E2JbI

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