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Larry Elgart & His New Hollywood Band

b. 20 March 1922, New London, Connecticut, USA. An alto saxophonist, within the middle-40s he performed in Bobby Byrne’s commercially unsuccessful music group. It had been while on the Byrne music group that he fulfilled arranger Charlie Albertine, whose composing style he enjoyed and whom he bore at heart when …

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Larry Elgart

Larry Elgart is apparently something of the unstoppable force in dance music group and big-band music, bordering on jazz mostly with the appropriation of varied swingy instrumentalists to fill up section rates. The Elgart name itself is normally legendary in this sort of music; sibling Les Elgart also fronts his …

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