24 Jun

Review – Enoch Light / 4-Channel Dynamite & Big Band Hits Of The ‘30s

By  Peter Burt
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big band hits of the thirtiesCD Review – Enoch Light / 4-Channel Dynamite & Big Band Hits Of The ‘30s
Vocalion CDLK 4655 [67:53]

Remarkably for us nowadays, three new easy listening releases in almost as few weeks. Firstly, there was Ferrante & Teicher, secondly Iain Sutherland (as I had written about four of his earlier albums the Editor has exerted his right to review this one), and now the exceptional Enoch Light (1907-78): bandleader, producer, A&R man, record entrepreneur and label owner.

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About Geoff 123
Geoff Leonard was born in Bristol. He spent much of his working career in banking but became an independent record producer in the early nineties, specialising in the works of John Barry and British TV theme compilations.
He also wrote liner notes for many soundtrack albums, including those by John Barry, Roy Budd, Ron Grainer, Maurice Jarre and Johnny Harris. He co-wrote two biographies of John Barry in 1998 and 2008, and is currently working on a biography of singer, actor, producer Adam Faith.
He joined the Internet Movie Data-base (www.imdb.com) as a data-manager in 2001 and looked after biographies, composers and the music-department, amongst other tasks. He retired after nine years loyal service in order to continue writing.