Larry Elgart

Lawrence Joseph Elgart (March 20, 1922 – August 29, 2017) was an American jazz bandleader. With his brother Les, he recorded "Bandstand Boogie", the theme to the long-running dance show American Bandstand.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 20th, 1922 (New London), Died August 29th, 2017 (Longboat Key)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 85772 1/26/1954 You're driving me crazy Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85773 1/26/1954 More than you know Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85774 1/26/1954 Until the real thing comes along Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85775 1/26/1954 Love in a mist Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85776 1/26/1954 In the blue of the evening Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85777 1/26/1954 Mad about the boy Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85778 1/26/1954 The man I love Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85779 1/26/1954 You're my thrill Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 87139 12/1/1954 The triangle Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 87140 12/1/1954 The dancing class Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 87141 12/1/1954 Tempest in a teacup Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 87142 12/1/1954 Gypsy festival Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 87209 12/27/1954 Song of the wind Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 87210 12/27/1954 The efficient expert Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 87211 12/27/1954 What the thunder said Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 87212 12/27/1954 Spanish lace Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 87275 1/7/1955 Barefoot ballerina Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 87276 1/7/1955 Barbara Snow Larry Elgart Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Elgart, Larry," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313855.

Elgart, Larry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313855.

"Elgart, Larry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313855

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