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22 Original Big Band Hits

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The 1957 Les Brown Orchestra is featured on this Hindsight CD which is comprised of concise (all but one of the 22 numbers are under three minutes) radio transcriptions. Brown always had a first-class dance band but none of the soloists are particularly distinctive. Best is singer Jo Ann Greer who always had a pleasing style, but this set is not too essential.

Biography

Born: 14 March 1912 in Reinerton, PA

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s

The leader of a first-class jazz-oriented dance band for over 60 years, Les Brown's music was never innovative but was generally quite pleasing. Brown was born in Reinerton, PA, into the family of a baker. He got started in music early, taking up the saxophone at age seven with the strong encouragement of his father, who played the trombone. He knew how to sight-read before he was ten, and was playing alongside his father by that time at local dances. Brown left high school after one year, choosing...
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