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Les Baxter

Les Baxter has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 24 episodes and was first played on 19 October 2014.

Les Baxter (March 14, 1922 – January 15, 1996) was an American musician and composer.

Baxter studied piano at the Detroit Conservatory before moving to Los Angeles for further studies at Pepperdine College. Abandoning a concert career as a pianist, he turned to popular music as a singer. At the age of 23 he joined Mel Tormé's Mel-Tones, singing on Artie Shaw records such as "What Is This Thing Called Love?".

Baxter then turned to arranging and conducting for Capitol Records in 1950, and conducted…

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Fruit Of Dreams
Les Baxter
Capitol Records1960
Fruit Of Dreams
Les BaxterCapitol Records1960
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Bustin' The Bongos
Les Baxter
Capitol Records1957
Bustin' The Bongos
Les BaxterCapitol Records1957
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Hogin' Machine
Les Baxter
Sidewalk1969
Hogin' Machine
Les BaxterSidewalk1969
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Lunar Rhapsody
Harry Revel, Leslie Baxter, Dr. Samuel J. Hoffman
Capitol Records1947
Lunar Rhapsody
Harry Revel, Leslie Baxter, Dr. Samuel J. HoffmanCapitol Records1947
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Possession
Harry Revel, Leslie Baxter, Dr. Samuel J. Hoffman
RCA Victor1951
Possession
Harry Revel, Leslie Baxter, Dr. Samuel J. HoffmanRCA Victor1951
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The Ancient Galleon
Les Baxter
Capitol Records1961
The Ancient Galleon
Les BaxterCapitol Records1961
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Pool Of Love
Les Baxter
Capitol Records1996
Pool Of Love
Les BaxterCapitol Records1996
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Rachmaninoff - Prelude In C# Minor
Les Baxter
GNP Crescendo1969
Rachmaninoff - Prelude In C# Minor
Les BaxterGNP Crescendo1969
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Not Quite Dead Dad
Les Baxter
Kritzerland2011
Not Quite Dead Dad
Les BaxterKritzerland2011
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Lust
Les Baxter, Bas Sheva
Capitol Records1954
Lust
Les Baxter, Bas ShevaCapitol Records1954
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