Denny Tedesco


Oral History Information

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Film Producer

Denny Tedesco archived his father’s career as a noted studio musician in Los Angeles in the award winning documentary, The Wrecking Crew. Tommy Tedesco, along with other top rated studio musicians in LA in the 1960s and 70s, have been called The Wrecking Crew, which Denny used as the title of his film. In Denny’s documentary, he featured interviews and music made by studio greats such as his father, Hal Blaine, Carol Kaye, David Gold, Don Randi, Leon Russell, Earl Palmer, Bill Pitman, and H. B. Barnum. Denny spoke of his father’s career and the making of the film in his 2018 NAMM Oral History interview.