Donald Fagerquist, Red Callender, Dick Nash, Frank Rosolino, Bud Shank, Bob Cooper, Ronny Lang, Jimmy Rowles, Joe Mondragon, Alvin Stoller, Larry Bunker, Pete Candoli, Stu Williamson, Milt Bernhart, Paul Horn, Buddy Collette, Al Viola, Shelly Manne
Reference: FSRCD 2015
Bar code: 8427328620154
THRILLER was the most challenging of Pete Rugolo's television undertakings. Those who watched the program on many occasions can attest to the significance of the part played by his colorful and resourceful scoring.
Starting out as a radio series with Dick Powell in the title role, the RICHARD DIAMOND television show revived the character with David Janssen as the lead. Early episodes were based in New York but in 1959 the scene was moved to the sunnier California and Sicilian-born Pete Rugolos outstanding jazz score was added, going on to rival the success of Mancinis "Peter Gunn" theme.