Wes Hensel

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A Cleveland lad, Wes Hensel became the darling of many brassy show bands, including Las Vegas outfits such as Jack Cathcart's. Not only was Hensel a solid lead trumpeter, he also whipped up spine-tingling…
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Year Album Artist
2013 Four Classic Albums: The Dave Pell Octet Plays Rodgers & Hart/The Dave Pell Octet Plays Irving Berlin/The Old South Wails/I Remember John Kirby Dave Pell Arranger
2013 Sentimental Journey [Sounds of Yesteryear] Les Brown / Les Brown & His Band of Renown Composer, Trumpet
2007 Jazz in the Charts, Vol. 92: Old Piano Roll Blues 1949-1950 Trumpet
2007 Les Brown's In Town! Les Brown & His Band of Renown Arranger, Composer, Trumpet
2006 Complete Recordings Billy Usselton Arranger, Composer
2006 Sentimental Journey [Proper Box] Doris Day Trumpet
2005 Los Angeles River Russell Garcia Trumpet
2005 Music! Music! Music! [ASV/Living Era] Teresa Brewer Trumpet
2005 Palladium Concert 1953 Les Brown Trumpet
2005 Portrait of a Great Jazz Artist Don Fagerquist Arranger, Trumpet
2004 Girl Singers of the Big Swing Bands Trumpet
2004 Live at the Hollywood Palladium Les Brown Composer
2003 Sentimental Thing [2003] Les Brown / Les Brown & His Band of Renown Trumpet
2002 Best of the Capitol Years Les Brown / Les Brown & His Band of Renown Trumpet
2002 Dream Band, Vol. 6: One More Time Terry Gibbs / Terry Gibbs Dream Band Arranger
2002 S'Wonderful 1949-50 Recordings Les Brown & His Band of Renown Arranger, Trumpet
2001 Live in Paradise Dave Pell Arranger
2000 March of the Boyds Boyd Raeburn Sax (Tenor), Trumpet
2000 Session 55: 1936-2000 Les Brown Arranger
2000 The Swinging Big Bands: The Myths Trumpet
1999 Basie Street Ronnie Lang Arranger
1999 Lounge Sensations: Brash & Brassy Composer
1999 Scrapbook Dallas Jazz Orchestra Arranger
1999 Sentimental Journey [ASV/Living Era] Les Brown Trumpet
1998 Live from Jantzen Beach Les Brown Trumpet
1997 Fresh Meat Arkarna Composer
1996 1 O'Clock Jump Trumpet
1996 A String of Pearls: 20 Original Big Band Hits Trumpet
1995 The Best of the Big Bands [Jazz Time] Trumpet
1995 Tom Talbert Jazz Orchestra 1946-1949 Tom Talbert Jazz Orchestra Trumpet
1994 In the Mood: 20 Original Big Band Hits Trumpet
1994 It's Magic [Bear Family] Doris Day Trumpet
1994 Mainstream Fullerton College Jazz Band Composer
1994 The Les Brown Show from Hollywood 1953 Les Brown Trumpet, Composer
1992 Space Race Tommy Vig Orchestra Trumpet
1978 The Uncollected Les Brown & His Orchestra, Vol. 2 (1949) Les Brown & His Orchestra Arranger, Trumpet
1973 Live at Elitch Gardens, Denver 1959, Part Two Les Brown / Maynard Ferguson Arranger, Trumpet
1959 Live at Elitch Gardens 1959 Les Brown Arranger, Trumpet
1957 I Had the Craziest Dream Dave Pell Arranger
1955 Jazz and Romantic Places Dave Pell Arranger
1954 Rodgers & Hart Dave Pell Arranger, Composer
1953 Burke and Van Heusen Dave Pell Octet Arranger
1953 The Dave Pell Octet Plays Irving Berlin Dave Pell / Dave Pell Octet Arranger
1951 Over the Rainbow Les Brown Trumpet
Jazz West Coast: From Hollywood To Los Angeles: 1950-1958 Arranger
Jazz in the Charts, Vol. 98: 1953 Trumpet