Richard Evans & Johnny Pate

Both these men have contributed to further education at university level in recent years, with Richard Evans now a professor of composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston and Johnny Pate conducting classes at Nevada University in the music department. Pate was born in 1923, in Chicago Heights, Illinois. […]

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Lawrence Johnson – Top Vocal Arranger

Lawrence Johnson is a legendary vocal arranger and mastermind behind many international hit records from the UK. Gross earnings since the beginning of Lawrence Johnson’s career based on his creative contributions to the music industry and  to creative arts export around the global are outstanding. We estimate gross earnings of […]

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Paul Riser, a Most Prolific Arranger

Paul Riser conducting a strings section at the famous PS Recording Studios in Chicago in 1982. Paul Riser is probably the most prolific arranger of hit songs of all time. He was chief architect for string and horn arrangements at Motown Records from the early 1960s to the late 1970s. […]

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