Bill LaVorgna, a jazz musician who was musical director for Liza Minnelli for more than three decades, died of a heart attack Tuesday at his Stuart, Fla. home. The former Princess Anne resident was 74.
Mr. LaVorgna, a drummer, was musical director for Ms. Minnelli and her mother, Judy Garland. He recorded numerous albums for Ms. Minnelli and walked her down the aisle at her 2002 wedding.
Born in Paterson, N.J., he earned a music degree from New York University and had performed with Frank Sinatra, Dizzy Gillespie and the Four Seasons.