Big name arrangers were brought in to take crunchy power chords and squealing guitar solos and turn them into jazzy riffs and big band horn blasts.
Mayfield's trusty studio talent (such as arrangers Tom Tom Washington and Rich Tufo) accented the group's seamless harmonies on "The Notations," released in 1973.
It is bewildering that Sardar calls the task assumed by these "arrangers", who are usually female, an "art" involving a "subtle reading of human character and insight into the needs of those involved".
Bravo to Terry Teachout's long-overdue appreciation of Broadway orchestrators, or "arrangers" as we say in the Big Band biz ( "
All the three lead arrangers are state owned, which could mean that the government still indirectly controls the majority of Garuda shares.
Bankers involved in the deal said then that the government had rejected the price range of 560 to 850 rupiah-a-share range suggested by the arrangers as some officials wanted to avoid a repeat of PT Krakatau Steel's IPO.
And in light of the fact that some session singers and musicians have successfully claimed a share of song-writing royalties for their contribution to the music, shouldn't arrangers also occasionally receive a royalty for their efforts?
Caterers, designers, arrangers, were parading in and out of the house weekly, making their presentations and answering questions.
One could only suppose that the arrangers of this exhibition, pandering to the gratification of a coarse conception of art, saw points of commonality in the supposed violence and homosexuality of the two artists.