Found! Doc Severinsen’s Command Performances

Doc Sev-wordpressI¬†know of Doc Severinsen from his days as the leader of Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show band, and always wondered what he really sounded like. Doc’s Command Performances (Command Records RS 904 SD, stereo, 1966) are like his clothing… flashy! If you watched the Tonight Show, Carson would often comment on Doc’s choice of a flamboyant coat or shirt. The man plays the way he dresses.

Command Performances is essentially a greatest hits LP. The tunes are taken from various Command Records LPs made by Severinsen.

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