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Enoch Light

Enoch Light
Born: Aug 18, 1907 in Canton, OH
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Died: Jul 31, 1978 in New York, NY
Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: Enoch Light was a popular bandleader of the '40s and '50s who is best known for his Persuasive Percussion and Provocative Percussion albums of the mid-'50s, which were some of the first albums to exploit the capabilities of stereo recording and the use of using 35mm film as a recording method instead ...Read full biography
Released: 1960
Label: Varèse Vintage
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This is the first in a series of Provocative Percussion (1960) platters under the supervision of Enoch Light. He led his own Light Brigade big band during the 1930s, then became a prolific arranger and ...Read full review
I Want to Be Happy Cha Cha's
Released: 1958
Label: Grand Award
Critics' Rating:
A famous album and a smash success, I Want to Be Happy Cha Chas probably can be blamed as much as any Grand Award LP for all the Command records to follow. Actually, I Want to Be Happy Cha Chas is less ...Read full review
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