He is a
violinist, concertmaster, conductor occasionally listed as Jack Schulman,
based in Los Angeles, California, who was a much sought after session
musician from at least the start of the 1950s when he was recording with
Nat King Cole. He was also the leader
of his Jack Shulman String Section.
In the mid
1970s he was also the concertmaster with The Love Unlimited Orchestra for My Sweet Summer Suite led by Barry
White and Gene Page.
Some of the
countless artists he worked with in the studio over the years include Cannonball
Adderley, Ann-Margret, David
Axelrod, Harry Chapin, Dizzy Gillespie, Lesley
Gore, Jimmy Jackson, Dean Martin, Rod McKuen, Rick
Nelson, Helen Reddy, O.C. Smith and Stevie Woods.
As you can
imagine his catalogue of recordings is huge but a select few of them
include Chet Atkins in Hollywood
by Chet Atkins, Bing! His Legendary
Years, 1931 to 1957 by Bing Crosby, In
My Lifetime by Neil Diamond, Out
Here on My Own by Lamont Dozier, Live!
by Marvin Gaye, That’s What
Friends Are For by Johnny Mathis and Deniece
Williams, Hot City by Gene Page, Lionel Richie
by Lionel Richie, The Columbia
Years (1943-1952): The Complete Recordings by Frank Sinatra, Back to Mono (1958-1969) by Phil Spector
and Close Up by Frankie Valli and the soundtrack of Love at First Bite.