ENOCH LIGHT

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Enoch Light began as a light classical violinist, performing in the US and Europe. After a near-fatal car accident in 1940 and World War II interrupted his classical career, he organized his own dance band, "The Light Brigade," and worked in clubs and hotels around the Northeast, including the Grill Room of the Hotel Taft. It was a conservative band, what was known as a "sweet band," specializing in music for middle-aged dancers. He recorded with this band for RCA and Columbia.

He broke up the band toward the end of the 1940s and went into management, working for several record companies before becoming president of Waldorf Music Hall Records in 1954. He founded his own label, Grand Award, in 1956 and had several successes with Dixieland and honky-tonk piano albums by such anonymous groups as the "Charleston City All-Stars" and "Knuckles O'Toole" (aka Dick Hyman). Grand Award featured some of
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ENOCH LIGHT The Roaring 20's Special Edition album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Roaring 20's Special Edition
Exotica 1957
ENOCH LIGHT Persuasive Percussion - Vol. 4 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Persuasive Percussion - Vol. 4
Exotica 1961
ENOCH LIGHT Big Band Bossa Nova album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Band Bossa Nova
Exotica 1962
ENOCH LIGHT Enoch Light And The Glittering Guitars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Enoch Light And The Glittering Guitars
Exotica 1969
ENOCH LIGHT The Big Band Hits Of The Thirties album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Big Band Hits Of The Thirties
Exotica 1970
ENOCH LIGHT 4 Channel (Quadraphonic) Dynamite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
4 Channel (Quadraphonic) Dynamite
Exotica 1972
ENOCH LIGHT Test Record (To Set Up / Calibrate / Check Out Your Quadraphonic System) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Test Record (To Set Up / Calibrate / Check Out Your Quadraphonic System)
Exotica 1973
ENOCH LIGHT Big Hits Of The Seventies album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Hits Of The Seventies
Exotica 1974

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