Mike Renzi Obituary – BroadwayWorld is disheartened to report that Mike Renzi, author, music chief, piano player, and jazz artist, has passed on at age 80. Renzi was melodic chief for Peggy Lee and Mel Torme for more than 25 years. He additionally chipped away at
Sesame Street as the music chief for seasons 31 through 40 and recorded Our First Christmas with artist Cynthia Crane and leads the Mike Renzi Trio. The information on Renzi’s passing was shared on Instagram by Nicolas King. In the wake of living and working in and around Providence, he moved on from the Boston Conservatory of Music in 1973 and Berklee
College Of Music the next year, working with neighborhood groups and as the backup to visiting specialists. Among these was Sylvia Sims and it was as an immediate aftereffect of this commitment that he was recruited to work with Mel Tormé.
In 1976 he moved to New York City and from the last part of the 70s onwards through the following twenty years and into the early long stretches of the twenty-first century, he showed up on scores of collections, now and then just as a musician yet regularly additionally as the arranger.