Larry Elgart

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Birthday
20, 1922
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Aug 29, 2017 (95)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1922
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Aug 29, 2017 (95)

About

Saxophonist who recorded the American Bandstand theme "Bandstand Boogie" and appeared on more than thirty albums over the course of his career. 

Before Fame

He played with many jazz ensembles as a young man and collaborated with his brother who was also a musician. 

Trivia

He dabbled in avant-garde jazz, recording tracks such as "Impressions of Outer Space" and "Music for Barefoot Ballerinas." 

Family Life

Both of Elgart's parents were pianists. 

Associated With

Elgart and his brother hired Nelson Riddle to participate in their ensemble.