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Enoch Henry Light 18 Augustin Canton, Ohio — 31 Julyin Redding, Connecticut was an American classically trained violinistdanceband leaderand recording engineer. For a time in he also led a band in Paris. Throughout the s, Light and his outfits Raunchy Rita - Frank Foster - Fearless Frank Foster steadily employed in the generally more upscale hotel restaurants and ballrooms in New York that catered to providing polite ambiance for dining and functional dance music of current popular songs rather than out and out jazz.

At some point his band was tagged "The Light Brigade" and they often broadcast over radio live from the Hotel Taft in New York where they had a long residency. Light 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 s and early s, particularly stereo effects that bounced the sounds between the right and left channels often described as " Ping-pong recording "which had huge influence on the whole concept of multi-track recording that would become commonplace in the ensuing years.

The first of the albums produced on his record label, Command Records, Persuasive Percussionbecame one of the first big-hit LP discs based solely on retail sales. His music received little or no airplay on the radio, because AM radiothe standard of the day, was monaural and had very poor fidelity. Light went on to release several albums in the Persuasive Percussion series, as well as a Command test record.

The album covers were generally designed with Μια Περιπέτεια - Κώστας Καρουσάκης - Αυτή Η Γυναίκα Θα Είναι Το Φινάλε Μουminimalist artwork that stood out boldly from other album covers.

These pieces were usually the work of Josef Albers. Light was so interested in the sound of his music that he would include lengthy prose describing each song's sounds. The gatefold sleeve became extremely popular in later decades, and was used on albums such as The Beatles ' Sgt.

Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Enoch Light released myriad albums in various genres of music under a variety of names during the late s and early s. Some were released under Grand Award Recordsa subsidiary label he founded earlier. The music was intended for older audiences, presumably because he saw them as more-serious audiophiles who had more money to spend on high end stereo equipment, as opposed to most popular music of the time, which was generally intended for teenagers and young adults.

As an arranger, Lew Davies was one of the label's most important contributors. After the sale, the quality of those records plummeted dramatically. After the sale of Command Records, Light launched a new label called Project 3 and continued recording, but did not concentrate so heavily on stereo effects. Light recorded several successful big band albums with an ace-group of New York studio musicians, many of whom were veterans of the bands of the Swing Era who were still regularly working in New York's television and recording studios.

Released as Enoch Light And The Light Brigadethe arrangements used on the recordings were transcribed note-for-note from some of what were the hallmark recordings by many of the best bands of the swing Moonlight Serenade - Enoch Light And The Light Brigade - Enoch Light And The Light Brigade Present T. The arranging reconstructions of these now "classic" arrangements were completely reconstructed by arrangers Dick Lieb, Dick Hyman, Tony Mottola and Jeff Hest.

Many of the musicians employed for this series of "recreations" had been members of the original bands that made the original records decades earlier. Enoch Light's work has been sampled by many bands [5] such as "electronica" band The Weird Love Makers. Light released 25 albums over 12 years —71with two of them reaching number one on the U.

Billboard album chart. Funny People Living In My Room Tonight - The Room 74 - Metrosexual holds the record for having the most charting LPs without having a Top 40 single, as reported by Casey Kasem on the Ras Makonnen - Prince Far I - Megabit 25, 1922 - Dub Top 40 broadcast of October 14, Events coinciding with Light's birthday near his birthplace of northeastern Ohio have occurred since the late s.

The most recent is 's Enoch Light Birthday Memorial Go-Go Happening [7] and features bands performing Light's work and multimedia installations remixing the distinctive Command Records album cover designs. LP-1 and -4 and LP-2 and -3 were reissued as two "double album" compilation LP's, but the various compilation "double album" releases of LP-2 and -3 are missing two tracks that originally appeared on [LP-3] and they are missing from the "double album".

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  5. Enoch Henry Light (18 August , in Canton, Ohio – 31 July , in Redding, Connecticut) was an American classically trained violinist, danceband leader, and recording engineer. As the leader of various dance bands that recorded as early as March and continuing through at least , Light and his band primarily worked in various hotels in New York.

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