Percy Faith



Percy Faith

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Born
April 7, 1908 in Toronto
Died
February 9, 1976
Biography
Percy Faith (April 7, 1908 – February 9, 1976) was a Canadian bandleader, orchestrator, composer and conductor, known for his lush arrangements of pop and Christmas standards. He is often credited with popularizing the "easy listening" or "mood music" format. Faith became a staple of American popular music in the 1950s and continued well into the 1960s. Though his professional orchestra-leading career began at the height of the swing era, Faith refined and rethought orchestration techniques, including use of large string sections, to soften and fill out the brass-dominated popular music of the 1940s.

Top Songs by Percy Faith


On the sunny side of the street

by Jimmy McHugh, Skitch Henderson, Bill Shepherd, Bill Snyder, Charles Williams, , Frank Chacksfield, George Greeley, George Liberace, Marty Gold, Michael Collins, Morris Stoloff, , , , Roberto Inglez, , , , Bill Shepherd Orchestra, Bill Snyder Orchestra, Charles Williams Concert Orchestra, , Frank Chacksfield Orchestra, George Greeley Orchestra, George Liberace Orchestra, Marty Gold Orchestra, Michael Collins Orchestra, Morris Stoloff Orchestra, Morton Gould Orchestra, Percy Faith Orchestra, Robert Farnon Orchestra, Roberto Inglez Orchestra, Ron Goodwin Orchestra, Stanley Black Romantic Music, The Carnival Orchestra, The Latin Quarter Orchestra & Victor Young Orchestra

Speak Low

by & Percy Faith Orchestra

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Columbia Album of George Gershwin

The Columbia Album of George Gershwin

Percy Faith Orchestra March 11, 2019

25 Tracks

Passport to Romance

Passport to Romance

Percy Faith March 11, 2019

12 Tracks

L'il Abner

L'il Abner

Percy Faith Orchestra March 11, 2019

12 Tracks

The Most Happy Fella

The Most Happy Fella

Percy Faith Orchestra March 11, 2019

12 Tracks

The Columbia Album Of George Gershwin

The Columbia Album Of George Gershwin

Percy Faith March 11, 2019

44 Tracks

Summer Place

Summer Place

His Orchestra March 11, 2019

23 Tracks

The Little Drummer Boy

The Little Drummer Boy

His Orchestra March 11, 2019

13 Tracks

Fellow Believer

Fellow Believer

Percy Faith January 4, 2019

39 Tracks

Bless This House - Christmas Is Coming

Bless This House - Christmas Is Coming

Percy Faith November 2, 2017

35 Tracks

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