Enoch Light

Real Name:
Enoch Henry Light
Profile:
Classical violinist, bandleader, and recording engineer (born August 18, 1907 in Canton, Ohio, USA - died July 31, 1978 in New York, New York, USA).
He led his own dance band from the 1920s to the 1940s which toured Europe in 1928-1929 (and made recordings in Paris).
As A&R chief and vice-president of Grand Award Records, he founded Command Records in 1959. Light's name was prominent on many albums both as musician and producer. He released myriad albums in various genres of music under a variety of names during the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Light recorded several successful big band albums with his earlier established band in the Command days Enoch Light And The Light Brigade, using the original scores, keeping the arrangements as close to the original as possible. He retired from music entirely in 1974 and died four years later.
He is credited with being one of the first musicians to go to extreme lengths to create high-quality recordings that took full advantage of the technical capabilities of home audio equipment of the late 1950s and early 1960s, particularly stereo effects that bounced the sounds between the right and left channels.
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Enoch Light - The Roaring 20's Volume 3 album art The Charleston City All-Stars Conducted By Enoch Light The Charleston City All-Stars Conducted By Enoch Light - The Roaring 20's Volume 3 (Album) Grand Award US 1957 Sell This Version
G.A. 33-602 Enoch Light - The Roaring 20's Special Edition album art Enoch Light And The Charleston City All-Stars Enoch Light And The Charleston City All-Stars - The Roaring 20's Special Edition(2xLP, Album, Mono) Sparton, Grand Award Records G.A. 33-602 Canada 1957 Sell This Version
RS 33-804 Enoch Light - The Million Dollar Sound Of The World's Most Precious Violins (Volume Two) album art The "Million Dollar Sound" Orchestra* Conducted By Enoch Light The "Million Dollar Sound" Orchestra* Conducted By Enoch Light - The Million Dollar Sound Of The World's Most Precious Violins (Volume Two)(LP, Album, Mono, Ind) Command RS 33-804 US 1959 Sell This Version
The "Million Dollar Sound" Orchestra Conducted By Enoch Light The "Million Dollar Sound" Orchestra Conducted By Enoch Light - The Million Dollar Sound Of The World's Most Precious Violins (Album) Command US 1959 Sell This Version
G.A. 33-393 Enoch Light - Show Spectacular album art The All Star Show Orchestra Conducted By Enoch Light The All Star Show Orchestra Conducted By Enoch Light - Show Spectacular(LP, Album) Grand Award G.A. 33-393 US 1959 Sell This Version
GA 33-372 Enoch Light - Waltzes For Dancing album art Enoch Light Waltzes For Dancing(LP, Mono) Grand Award GA 33-372 US 1960 Sell This Version
Enoch Light - Sing A Song With The Original Roaring Twenties album art Enoch Light And The Charleston City All-Stars Enoch Light And The Charleston City All-Stars - Sing A Song With The Original Roaring Twenties (Album) Grand Award, Grand Award US 1960 Sell This Version
Enoch Light - The Roaring 20's Volume 3 album art Enoch Light & The Charleston City All Stars* Enoch Light & The Charleston City All Stars* - The Roaring 20's Volume 3 (Album) Grand Award, Grand Award US 1960 Sell This Version
COM-4SD Enoch Light - Introducing Command vol.2 album art Enoch Light Introducing Command vol.2(LP) Command COM-4SD US 1960 Sell This Version
G.A. 201-S.D., GA 201 SD, GA 201 S.D. Enoch Light - The Original Roaring 20's Volume 1 album art Enoch Light & The Charleston City All Stars* Enoch Light & The Charleston City All Stars* - The Original Roaring 20's Volume 1(LP, RE) Grand Award, Grand Award, Grand Award G.A. 201-S.D., GA 201 SD, GA 201 S.D. US 1961 Sell This Version
Enoch Light - Persuasive Percussion - Vol. 4 album art Enoch Light And The Command All-Stars Enoch Light And The Command All-Stars - Persuasive Percussion - Vol. 4 (Album) Command US 1961 Sell This Version
Enoch Light - The Original Roaring 20's Volume 4 album art Enoch Light & The Charleston City All-Stars Enoch Light & The Charleston City All-Stars - The Original Roaring 20's Volume 4 (Album) Grand Award Canada 1961 Sell This Version
GA 33-370 Enoch Light - The Original Roaring 20's Volume 4 album art Enoch Light & The Charleston City All Stars* Enoch Light & The Charleston City All Stars* - The Original Roaring 20's Volume 4(LP, Album) Grand Award GA 33-370 US 1961 Sell This Version
LD 671 Enoch Light - Percusión Persuasiva Volumen 4 album art Enoch Light And The Command All-Stars Enoch Light And The Command All-Stars - Percusión Persuasiva Volumen 4(LP, Album) Peerless LD 671 Mexico 1961 Sell This Version
Enoch Light - Big Band Bossa Nova album art Enoch Light Big Band Bossa Nova (Album) Command, Command, Command US 1962 Sell This Version
SR-8 Enoch Light - Screen Best Golden Album album art Enoch Light, Bobby Byrne And His Orchestra Enoch Light, Bobby Byrne And His Orchestra - Screen Best Golden Album(LP, Album) Command SR-8 Japan 1966 Sell This Version
Enoch Light - Monteverdi - 400th Anniversary Album album art Enoch Light Monteverdi - 400th Anniversary Album Project 3 Total Sound US 1967 Sell This Version
RS-1503 Enoch Light - Percussion With Enoch Light album art Enoch Light Percussion With Enoch Light(LP, Album) Command RS-1503 Belgium 1968 Sell This Version
RS-1504 Enoch Light - The Million Dollar Command Sound album art Enoch Light The Million Dollar Command Sound(LP, Album) Command RS-1504 Belgium 1968 Sell This Version
Enoch Light - Presents Spaced Out album art Enoch Light Presents Spaced Out (Album) Project 3 Total Sound US 1969 Sell This Version
PR 5048QD Enoch Light - Permissive Polyphonics album art Enoch Light Permissive Polyphonics(LP, Quad, Gat) Project 3 Total Sound PR 5048QD US 1970 Sell This Version
Enoch Light - The Roaring 20's 16 Greatest Hits album art Enoch Light & The Charleston City All Stars* Enoch Light & The Charleston City All Stars* - The Roaring 20's 16 Greatest Hits (Album) ABC Records US 1971 Sell This Version
Enoch Light - 4 Channel Stereo album art Enoch Light 4 Channel Stereo (Album, Comp) Project 3 Total Sound New Zealand 1971 Sell This Version
PR.5032 Enoch Light - Roma Oggi / Rome Today album art Enoch Light Presents Tony Mottola Enoch Light Presents Tony Mottola - Roma Oggi / Rome Today(LP, Album, Quad, Gat) Project 3 Total Sound PR.5032 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
Enoch Light - 4 Channel (Quadraphonic) Dynamite album art Enoch Light 4 Channel (Quadraphonic) Dynamite (Album) Project 3 Records, Project 3 Records US 1972 Sell This Version