|#||Release title||Total tracks||Type of release is||Imprint date||Label|
|2||Sugar Blues / Japanese Sandman||4||Audio||ABC Records|
Born: July 27, 1922
Died: January 30, 1996
Producer of many famous jazz recordings.
Began his career as A&R chief of [l39155] Records in the 1950s; in 1962, he joined ABC-Paramount Records to run the [l=Impulse!] label after its creator [a=Creed Taylor] was hired away by MGM to run Verve Records; he was A&R chief and head producer for the label from 1962 until 1968, and formed his own record label [l=Flying Dutchman] soon after.
Married pop/jazz singer [a=Teresa Brewer]. Father of [a=Bob Thiele Jr.], who is also a record producer.
[b]Please Note:[/b] Productions released after 1996 (unless they are reissues of either full albums or individual songs) are most likely to be those of his son, as he's occasionally credited without the [i][b]Jr.[/b][/i] suffix.