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The Boy Next Door - Les Elgart, Les Elgart And His Orchestra - For Dancers Also (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. I loved Glenn Miller and the others, but Les Elgart has a big band style of his own. As a young kid, I played in the school band myself. I purchased most of his albums in the late s and early s. When I saw the Elgart CDs offered on Amazon, I purchased four of my favorite Elgart CDs of his /5(17).
  2. ‎Along with his brother Larry, trumpeter Les Elgart led one of the more popular swing orchestras of the '50s. His smooth, tightly arranged sound helped keep the declining big band style alive on the charts for a little while longer, and his later reunions with Larry often produced stylistic detours i. Available with an Apple Music subscription.
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of For Dancers Also on Discogs.
  4. Ensemble, Les Elgart, Les Elgart & His Orch, Les Elgart & His Orch., Les Elgart & His Orchestra, Les Elgart And His Orc., Les Elgart And His Orch., Les Elgart E La Sua Orchestra, Les Elgart E Sua Orquestra, Les Elgart Et Son Orchestre, Les Elgart Og Hans Orkester, Les Elgart Orchestra, Les Elgart Und Sein Orchester, Les Elgart Y Su Orquesta.
  5. Billed as "Larry Elgart and His Manhattan Swing Orchestra," the LP from which the tune was taken hit No. 24 on the US charts. The follow-up, Hooked on Swing 2, debuted at No. 89 on the album charts, and soon after Larry was back to the jazz touring circuit.
  6. Career. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Elgart grew up in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey with his brother Larry. Both brothers attended Pompton Lakes High School.. He began playing trumpet as a teenager and was playing professionally by the age of twenty. During the s he was a member of bands led by Raymond Scott, Charlie Spivak, and Harry James, occasionally finding himself alongside his.
  7. Dec 15,  · There is nothing else like it, the Les and Larry Elgart Orchestra and "The Elgart Sound". This was their theme song "The Gang That Sang Heart Of My Hearts".
  8. Front cover lists artist as Les Elgart. Spine, Back Cover & Labels list artist as Les Elgart And His Orchestra. Track B4 listed as "Sheer Delight" on jacket back, listed as "For Dancers Also" on label4/5(1).

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