Marty Paich born 1925 in Oakland, Cal. was a 1950’s pianist, arranger and producer. Well known in professional circles but somewhat unknown to the public. Active in the West Coast jazz experience as arranger and producer of countless albums of that time. He worked and recorded with greats artist such as: Ray Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, Terry Gibbs, Stan Kenton, Shelly Manne, Anita O’Day, Dave Pell, Art Pepper, Buddy Rich, Shorty Rogers and Mel Tormé. Several albums as leader of note are: Marty Paich Trio, A Jazz Band Ball, Paich-Ence, The Picasso Of Big Band Jazz.
In the 60’s he be came more active in commercial studios producing music for The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (where he replaced Nelson Riddle), and The Sonny and Cher Show. He also scored such television programs as Ironside, for which he won an Emmy Award.