Shorty Rogers

Composer, Music Department, Soundtrack

Composer, Music Department, Soundtrack


Shorty Rogers began as a bugler with the Furriers Post of Jewish War Veterans Boy Scout drum and bugle corps in The Bronx, New York. He played with a number of big bands in the late 1940s, and arranged for Woody Herman, later going to Stan Kenton and His Orchestra. Later he formed a jazz group, The Giants, and recorded a number of albums for RCA ...
Birth date
1924-04-14
Death date
1994-11-07

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ComposerEn femme de l'horreur
(Short)
2011
ComposerPrivate Eye
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - Light and Shadows (1987) - Both Sides of the Same Coin (1987) - Barrio Nights (1987) - Blue Movie (1987) - War Buddy (1987) Show all 6 episodes
1987
ComposerThe Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show
(TV Series) (1986, classic cartoons)
1986
ComposerThe Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie1981
ComposerThe Love Boat
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - Tony and Julie/Separate Beds/America's Sweetheart (1981) - The Duel/Two for Julie/Aunt Hilly (1981) - Rocky/Julie's Dilemma/Who's Who? (1978) - Lonely at the Top/Silent Night/Divorce Me, Please (1977) - Julie's Old Flame/The Jinx/The Identical Problem (1977) Show all 6 episodes
1977-1981
ComposerVega$
(TV Series) (8 episodes) - Set Up (1981) - The Day the Gambling Stopped (1979) - Doubtful Target (1979) - Everything I Touch (1979) - Death Mountain (1979) Show all 8 episodes
1978-1981
ComposerThe Return of Mod Squad
(TV Movie)
1979
ComposerStarsky and Hutch
(TV Series) (12 episodes) - Starsky vs. Hutch (1979) - The Groupie (1978) - Photo Finish (1978) - The Trap (1978) - The Plague: Part 2 (1977) Show all 12 episodes
1976-1979
ComposerFantasy Island
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Carnival/The Vaudevillians (1978)
1978
ComposerTabitha
(TV Series) (10 episodes) - Tabitha's Party (1978) ... (music by) - Paul Goes to New York (1978) ... (music by) - What's Wrong with Mister Right? (1977) ... (music by) - That New Black Magic (1977) ... (music by) - Tabitha's Triangle (1977) ... (music by) Show all 10 episodes
1977-1978
ComposerViva Valdez
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Brothers' Rivalry (1976) - Pilot (1976)
1976
ComposerThe Rookies
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Sudden Death (1976) - Invitation to a Rumble (1975)
1975-1976
ComposerDr. Minx1975
ComposerThe Specialist1975
ComposerThe New Temperatures Rising Show
(TV Series) (16 episodes) - Healer Man (1974) - Is There a Lady Doctor in the House? (1974) - Big Brother (1974) - Scalpel, Sponge, Typewriter (1973) - RX: Christmas (1972) Show all 16 episodes
1972-1974
ComposerThe Teacher1974
ComposerThe Paul Lynde Show
(TV Series) (25 episodes) - Springtime for Paul (1973) - Togetherness (1973) - Barbara Goes Home to Mother (1973) - Back Talk (1973) - Everything You Wanted to Know About Your Mother-in-Law But Were Afraid to Ask (1973) Show all 25 episodes
1972-1973
ComposerThe Player1971
ComposerThe Partridge Family
(TV Series) (20 episodes) - A Partridge by Any Other Name (1971) - Not with My Sister, You Don't! (1971) - Road Song (1971) - Partridge Up a Pear Tree (1971) - They Shoot Managers, Don't They? (1971) Show all 20 episodes
1970-1971
ComposerThe Interns
(TV Series) (9 episodes) - Casualty (1971) - The Challenger (1971) - Metamorphosis (1971) - The Secret (1971) - The Prisoners (1970) Show all 9 episodes
1970-1971
ComposerFools1970
ComposerBreakout
(TV Movie)
1970
ComposerLike It Is1970
ComposerHere Come the Brides
(TV Series) (5 episodes) - Absalom (1970) - The Soldier (1969) - Mr. & Mrs. J. Bolt (1969) - One to a Customer (1969) - One Good Lie Deserves Another (1969)
1969-1970
ComposerThe Ugliest Girl in Town
(TV Series) (13 episodes) - The Track Star (1969) ... (music by) - Matchmates (1969) ... (music by) - A Little Advice Goes a Long Away (1969) ... (music by) - The Trouble with England (1969) ... (music by) - The Ugliest Boy in Town (1969) ... (music by) Show all 13 episodes
1968-1969
ComposerGidget Grows Up
(TV Movie)
1969
ComposerMod Squad
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - My What a Pretty Bus (1968) - The Teeth of the Barracuda (1968)
1968
ComposerThe Wackey World of Numburrs
(Short)
1967
ComposerThe Felony Squad
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Pat Hand of Death (1967) ... (music score)
1967
ComposerThe Tiger Makes Out
(as Milton 'Shorty' Rogers)
1967
ComposerOccasional Wife
(TV Series) (29 episodes) - So Little Time (1967) - Oil, Be Seeing You (1967) - An Affair to Forget (1967) - My Occasional Brother's Keeper (1967) - The Secret Powdered Milk Affair (1967) Show all 29 episodes
1966-1967
ComposerGunfight in Abilene
(uncredited)
1967
ComposerHawk
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Death Comes Full Circle (1966)
1966
ComposerYoung Dillinger1965
ComposerTaffy and the Jungle Hunter1965
ComposerDr. Kildare
(TV Series) (1 episode) - A Marriage of Convenience (1965)
1965
ComposerThe Jim Backus Show
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Uncle Chester (1960)
1960
ComposerTarzan, the Ape Man1959
ComposerThree Little Bops
(Short)
1957
ComposerSappy Homiens
(Documentary short)
1956
ComposerHotsy Footsy
(Short) (as Milton 'Shorty' Rogers)
1952
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentEn femme de l'horreur
(Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
2011
Music departmentThe Public Eye
(music arranger: source music)
1992
Music departmentThe Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
(musical arranger)
1982
Music departmentZoot Suit
(composer: additional music) / (music arranger)
1981
Music departmentAirplane!
(orchestrator - uncredited)
1980
Music departmentHeart Beat
(orchestrator: opening jazz)
1980
Music departmentViva Valdez
(TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes) - Brothers' Rivalry (1976) ... (composer: theme music) - Pilot (1976) ... (composer: theme music)
1976
Music departmentThe Paul Lynde Show
(TV Series) (music - 1 episode) - Howie Comes Home to Roost (1972) ... (music)
1972
Music departmentThe Partridge Family
(TV Series) (musician - 1 episode, 1971) (orchestrator - 1 episode, 1971) - Soul Club (1971) ... (musician: trumpet) / (orchestrator)
Music departmentThe Interns
(TV Series) (composer - 1 episode) - The Fever (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
1970
Music departmentThe Wackey World of Numburrs
(Short) (musical director)
1967
Music departmentThe Tiger Makes Out
(conductor - as Milton 'Shorty' Rogers)
1967
Music departmentGunfight in Abilene
(orchestrations)
1967
Music departmentHawk
(TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode) - Death Comes Full Circle (1966) ... (conductor)
1966
Music departmentYoung Dillinger
(conductor)
1965
Music departmentTaffy and the Jungle Hunter
(conductor)
1965
Music departmentTeenage Millionaire
(musician: flugelhorn - uncredited)
1961
Music departmentTown Without Pity
(music arranger - uncredited)
1961
Music departmentThe Jim Backus Show
(TV Series) (composer - 1 episode) - Painting Caper (1960) ... (composer: jazz music)
1960
Music departmentSpartacus
(conductor - uncredited) / (music arranger - uncredited)
1960
Music departmentTarzan, the Ape Man
(music supervisor) / (orchestrator)
1959
Music departmentPeter Gunn
(TV Series) (musician - 2 episodes) - The Frog (1958) ... (musician: flugelhorn - uncredited) / (musician: trumpet - uncredited)
1958
Music departmentSt. Louis Blues
(orchestrator)
1958
Music departmentFour Boys and a Gun
(jazz arrangements)
1957
Music departmentThree Little Bops
(Short) (musician: trumpet - uncredited)
1957
Music departmentDementia
(musician: new concepts in modern sounds - as Shorty Rogers and His Giants)
1955
Music departmentThe Man with the Golden Arm
(musician: jazz sequences)
1955
Music departmentPrivate Hell 36
(music arranger - uncredited)
1954
Music departmentThe Wild One
(music arranger - uncredited)
1953
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackPaddy McGuinness' Sport Relief Warm Up
(TV Special) (writer: "Run" - uncredited)
2018
SoundtrackAmerican Gods
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - A Murder of Gods (2017) ... (producer: "Come On Get Happy" - uncredited)
2017
SoundtrackRules Don't Apply
(writer: "Cerveza")
2016
SoundtrackBridget Jones's Baby
(writer: "Run")
2016
SoundtrackLooney Tunes Sing-Alongs
(Video short) (writer: "The Three Little Bops")
1998
SoundtrackThe Partridge Family
(TV Series) (2 episodes, 1971 - 1972) (writer - 1 episode, 1970) - Fellini, Bergman, and Partridge (1972) ... ("Together") - The Forty-Year Itch (1971) ... ("Together") - What? and Get Out of Show Business? (1970) ... (writer: "Together")
SoundtrackThe Player
(music: "June Winds", "The Player")
1971
SoundtrackGidget Grows Up
(TV Movie) (music: "Growing Up")
1969
SoundtrackThe Tiger Makes Out
(music: "The Tiger Makes Out" - as Milton "Shorty" Rogers)
1967
SoundtrackStagecoach
(arranger: "Stagecoach To Cheyenne")
1966
SoundtrackTaffy and the Jungle Hunter
(music: "Taffy")
1965
SoundtrackPeter Gunn
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - The Frog (1958) ... (performer: "How High The Moon")
1958
SoundtrackDementia
(music: "Wig Alley")
1955
SoundtrackFloor Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.9 (1949) ... (writer: "Keen and Peachy")
1949
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Alphabet Conspiracy
(TV Movie) Cowboy
1959
ActorPeter Gunn
(TV Series) Shorty Rogers - Trumpeter - The Frog (1958) ... Shorty Rogers - Trumpeter (uncredited)
1958
ActorDementia
Shorty Rogers (as Shorty Rogers and His Giants)
1955
ActorThe Man with the Golden Arm
Jazz Musician (uncredited)
1955
ActorDial Red O
Bandleader (as Shorty Rogers and His Giants)
1955
RoleTitleYear
Miscellaneous CrewDial Red O
(jazz sequences - as Shorty Rogers and His Giants)
1955
RoleTitleYear
SelfJazz Scene USA
(TV Series) Self - Shorty Rogers & His Giants (1962) ... Self
1962
SelfThe Lively Ones
(TV Series) Self - Trumpeter - Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Self - Trumpeter
1962
SelfThe Jim Backus Show
(TV Series) Self - Painting Caper (1960) ... Self
1960
SelfThe Tonight Show
(TV Series) Self - Joe Frisco, Karen Chandler, Shorty Rogers (1955) ... Self
1955
SelfThe Glass Wall
Self - Band Leader
1953
SelfFloor Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.9 (1949) ... Self
1949