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Lagonda - Larry Elgart - The Larry Elgart Dance Band (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. Les Elgart (trumpet) and his brother Larry (alto/soprano sax) led one of the more popular swing orchestras of the '50s. Their smooth, tightly arranged sound helped keep the declining big-band style alive Read Full Biography. Biography ↓ Discography ↓ Songs ↓ Credits ↓.
  2. Aug 31,  · The album “Sophisticated Swing” was released in , with the band touted as “America’s College Prom Favorite.” The Les Elgart Orchestra, renamed the Les and Larry Elgart .
  3. Larry Elgart appears to be something of an unstoppable force in dance band and big-band music, bordering on jazz mostly through the appropriation of various swingy instrumentalists to fill section ranks.
  4. Jan 25,  · I have many Larry Elgart albums and "Latin Obsession" is up there with the best of them. The perscussion is fantastic,the best I have heard and what a brass section-no wonder when you see who is in it. Larry's elegant alto is still one of the most recognisable sounds in swing and he leads the band in his usual imaculate way/5(6).
  5. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Larry Elgart & His Orchestra - Sophisticated Sixties at Discogs. Complete your Larry Elgart & His Orchestra collection.5/5(1).
  6. Billed as "Larry Elgart and His Manhattan Swing Orchestra", the LP from which the tune was taken hit #24 on the US charts. The follow-up, "Hooked on Swing 2", debuted at #89 on the album charts, and soon after Larry was back to the jazz touring circuit. He continued to tour internationally and record into the 's. Discography;Les & Larry Elgart.
  7. LARRY ELGART The neatly-bearded saxophonist/leader was born in New London, Conn. Early musical experience included a stint with Charlie Spivak’s orchestra as lead alto player. With his brother, trumpeter Les Elgart, Larry formed an orchestra in the early s; later took over the band .

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