Stan Levey

Stan Levey

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Apr 2005 (aged 79)
Van Nuys, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Eternal Promise Columbarium, Niche # G65785
Memorial ID 11150022 · View Source
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Musician. He was a drummer for Dizzy Gillespie's band. He also boxed professionally in New York City from 1943 to 1949 before turning over to music. Stan moved to Los Angeles in 1954 and worked with the Lighthouse All-Stars. He was a drummer for movie and television soundtracks including five Disney documentaries. He retired from music in 1973 and became a photographer. A documentary, "Stan Levey: The Original Original" was released in 2005.

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