Nelson Riddle

February 08.2016

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Swing Easy! was released in 1954 as a 10″ album (Capitol H-528).
The album was Sinatra’s second for Capitol and the first to feature arrangements by Nelson Riddle.
Nelson Riddle was an American arranger, composer, bandleader and orchestrator.
He had provided many arrangements to the famous singers in Capital.
Furthermore,he was active in his later years as arranger.

In the 1980s, he was awarded consecutive two years ‘Grammy Awards’.



Arrangements for Linda Ronstadt’s ‘What’s New (1983)’ and ‘Lush Life (1984)’ won Riddle his second and third Grammy Awards.


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