Loonis McGlohon

Decades: 1990s 2000s


29 September 1921, Ayden, North Carolina, USA, d. 25 January 2002, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. After graduating from East Carolina University, McGlohon turned his piano-playing talents into a professional career, but was interrupted by military service between 1942 and 1945, during which time he worked as a pianist-arranger in the US Army Air Force. In 1949, he joined Jimmy Dorsey’s orchestra and was also briefly with Ray McKinley and Jack Teagarden, but from 1950 he was deeply involved in radio and television as a producer and presenter, although he continued to play frequently and also to write music. He formed his own trio for club and concert engagements and with the group has appeared all across the USA, including three appearances at Carnegie Hall, and also in Japan, China, Singapore, France, Italy and the UK. He has accompanied several singers including Helen O’Connell, Judy Garland, in 1964 and 1966, and was musical director for the legendary...

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