Dream - Les Elgart - Sophisticated Swing (CD)
Label: Collectables - COL-CD-0279 • Series: 24 Classic Tracks Original 2 LPs On 1 CD • Format: 3x, CD Compilation Box Set • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Pop • Style: Big Band, Swing
· Sophisticated Swing, a Collectables repackaging of three distinct two-fers, presents six original LPs ranging from 's Sophisticated Swing to 's It's De-Lovely. Arranger Charles Albertine took full advantage of emerging stereo technology without resorting to gimmicks, and the band is usually in top form. Those wishing to dip a toe in the waters should avoid the full plunge of a three 6/
Trumpeter Les Elgart, influenced by his Classical pianist mother, played with Bunny Berigan and Woody Herman before striking out on his own. He then enjoyed a career as a popular swing and dance orchestra leader as well as popular recording star. This CD presents the first two albums of Elgart's work released by Columbia in the 's/5(6).
In , reissue giant Collectables combined Les Elgart's smooth deliveries of 's Sophisticated Swing and 's Just One More Dance (both originally issued on Columbia) onto one disc.
This item: Sophisticated Swing/Just One More Dance by Les Elgart Audio CD $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Ships from and sold by baldrick1. Les and Larry Elgart/Les Elgart On Tour by Les Elgart Audio CD $ The Great Sound of Les Elgart / It's Delovely by Elgart, Les () Audio CD/5(12).
Elgart, Les - Sophisticated Swing - Music. Skip to main Hello Select your address This album also includes two tracks from their later album "Band of the Year" -- but not their most famous song of all, the "Bandstand Boogie." Then again the whole "Best of the Big Bands" series was plagued with such non-sequiturs.4/5(4).
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