LINCOLN MAYORGA (b 1937 )
Equally versatile and virtuosic regardless of musical genre, pianist and composer Lincoln Mayorga has enjoyed one of the busiest studio careers in Hollywood. He was the staff pianist for Walt Disney Studios and contributed to the soundtracks of such motion pictures as Chinatown, Pete's Dragon, and Ragtime. His television credits include Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven Dallas, and original scores for Fame. As accompanist, arranger, and conductor, he has recorded with such artists as Johnny Mathis, Barbra Streisand, Vikki Carr, Mel Torme, Phil Ochs, Andy Williams, Ernie Freeman, Frank Zappa, and Quincy Jones. He is co-founder of the renowned audiophile record label Sheffield Lab, for which he has produced recordings by a range of artists, from Harry James and his band to Erich Leinsdorf and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. His concert tours have taken his diverse 18th to 21st century repertoire to more than two hundred cities across the United States, Canada, Europe and Russia.