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Don Scaletta


1937 - 2015 Notice Condolences Gallery
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Scaletta, Don was born on August 16th, 1937 in Cumberland, MD. He was married to his wife Jo Alice for 57 years. Together they raised 5 children. Don is survived by his wife, Jo Scaletta, his brother, Ronald Scaletta, four children, nine grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. Don earned a national reputation as a jazz pianist, arranger, and composer which resulted in numerous recording contracts. Two of his albums, were spotlighted in Billboard and Cashbox Magazines. Don toured with the Glen Miller and Charlie Spivak Orchestras and other famous entertainers. Don taught Jazz Improvisation at the University of Louisville and the University of North Florida. He performed at the Walt Disney World Village with many notable musicians. Don entertained on the inaugural cruises of Disney's Magic & Wonder. His recent work included concerts with his 20 piece orchestra, "The Jazz Project". Papa Don will be missed. We look forward to seeing him again soon on a paradise earth. (Ps 37:29 & Rev 21: 3 &4)
Published in the Orlando Sentinel on May 23, 2015
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