String Of Pearls - Larry Elgart And His Manhattan Swing Orchestra - Hooked On Swing (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 on the charts for a little while longer, and their later reunions often produced stylistic detours into contemporary easy listening trends. Les Elgart was born August 3, , in New Haven, CT.
  2. Nov 25,  · The Kings Of Swing Orchestra Hooked On Swing Remasterd By B.v.d.M Hooked On Swing Medley Part I () 01 In The Mood 02 I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm 03 Lullaby Of Birdland 04 Sweet.
  3. Elgart was born in in New London, Connecticut, four years younger than his brother, Les. Their mother was a concert pianist; their father played piano as well, though not professionally. Both brothers began playing in jazz ensembles in their teens, and while young Larry played with jazz musicians such as Charlie Spivak, Woody Herman, Red.
  4. The fact that this medley became so popular that the Hooked on Swing record by Larry Elgart and His Manhattan Swing Orchestra reached #24 on the charts on the single reached # Think about that, the album was actually more popular than the single! This all makes no sense. But Larry, I salute you for your instrumental one-hit wonder.
  5. Jul 09,  · Check out A String Of Pearls (Album Version) by Les Elgart And His Orchestra on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on apcreslintumedlyporzikaligesphe.co
  6. Label: RCA - AYL • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Big Band, Swing Larry Elgart And His Manhattan Swing Orchestra - Hooked On Swing (, Vinyl) | Discogs3/5(6).
  7. Larry Elgart and His Manhattan Orchestra - Hooked On Swing RARE Sealed RCA 8-track tape Larry Elgart (born March 20, ) is an American jazz bandleader, who with his brother, Les, recorded the original rendition of "Bandstand Boogie", theme to the long-running .
  8. 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 .

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